The Light Phone Experiment That Wasn’t

So if you’ve been paying attention to my posts at all, you’ll know that I was planning on running an experiment based around using a Light Phone 2 provided by a buddy of mine with the intention of seeing what it was like to be ‘smartphoneless’ for some given period of time. Well, that idea […]

Apple ‘Light’ Phone Experiment

My buddy Steve posted over on his site about ordering up one of the forthcoming Light Phone 2’s – basically a stripped down phone that does calls, messaging and that’s about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-jamNT9CkY The prospect was appealing to me, and fatefully enough checking with my mobility provider tells me that the contract is up on […]

Powering Down

Cal Newport’s latest book, Digital Minimalism, is on my to-read list. I came across this blog post of his recently about a Sam Harris podcast with Stephen Fry. In response to Sam comparing the practice of meditation to the human development of the skill to read, Cal writes; “Meditation, by contrast, is more palliative than […]