• Can you trust Big Tech to cure you of your smartphone habit? | Oliver Burkeman

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Don't outsource the job of managing your time and attention to Apple or Google Hot on the heels of “smart email”, grumbled about in this column recently , comes “digital wellness” , the umbrella term for trying to fix our addiction to technology - and its grim effects on our health, productivity and politics - by means of that technology itself. One hugely popular app, Forest , displays a tree on your phone when you put it down, which then gradually begins to grow, only to die if you pick it back up. Android phones have Wind Down , which causes the screen to fade slowly to black and white...
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