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Tuesday, March 15 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Hamlet's BlackBerry: Liberate Yourself From Digital Addiction

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The ground is shifting in digital culture – and the paradigm, too – as we realize staring into screens 24/7 is a lousy idea. It’s time to quiet our minds, focus, go deep. But how? Luckily, human beings have been here before, and we can learn from the past. Surprising digital life-lessons from Plato, Shakespeare, Ben Franklin and Thoreau.
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William Powers

New York Times Best-selling AuthorHarperCollins PublishersWilliam Powers is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Hamlet's BlackBerry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age. Born in Arizona and raised in Rhode Island, he graduated from Harvard with... Read More →


Tuesday March 15, 2011 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Room 9ABC

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