How to Make Your Phone Into an Ally, Not an Enemy

Technology doesn’t have to be an isolating force

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I suspect that the value we get from technology similarly depends on how we challenge it and let it challenge us.

Excerpted from Left to Our Own Devices: Outsmarting Smart Technology to Reclaim Our Relationships, Health, and Focus, by Margaret Morris, with a foreword by Sherry Turkle, published by the MIT Press. All rights reserved.

Margaret Morris is a psychologist, technology researcher and author of Left to Our Own Devices.

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