A little humor in honor of the National Day of Unplugging (March 23-24 this year). Reboot, who promotes this annual event, even participated in panel discussions and threw an unplugged party at SXSW Interactive, where the Sabbath Manifesto pledge to avoid technology has been gaining support. (The pledge to drink wine seems pretty popular, too.)
Is it ironic that uber-connected people are getting unplugged? Of course not. You can love digital devices and still relish taking a break from them. Life feels a little flat when you stare at screens all day and again at night, during the week and then on weekends, too.
Hope you're enjoying life in all its dimensions with some screen-free time today…
I totally love your blog, Jennifer. Thanks for giving us pause about all the SuperMedia glut. You’re truly provoking thought and discussion.
Are you aware of any similar movement of slow media in Spain or Spanish-speaking countries?
I am from Spain and I love this idea.
En Espana, no se… but Australia and Germany both have Slow Media efforts, and Italy is celebrating its first national Slow Food Day soon (May 26, I think…)
Thanks, J. Guy! If I had your address, I would send you a postcard 🙂