Mindful Technology with Liza Kindred

User Defenders – UX Design & Personal Growth

By Jason Ogle

Mindful Technology with Liza Kindred

Monday, 9 April

Liza Kindred challenges us to be more mindful in how we use and design technology. She offers us a value system on how to do just that. She encourages us to slow down and incorporate meditation and mindfulness practices into our daily lives. She reminds us to connect more with the real humans physically present with us. She also inspires us to design for the world we want to live in.

What is Mindful Technology? (6:50) Benefits of practicing Mindful Tech? (9:23) How do you mitigate FOMO? (24:46) Smartphone addiction in the home (30:10) Implications if we don't practice mindful tech? (40:52) How do we design for human connection? (47:39) How can we inspire others to be more mindful with tech? (56:56) What would your last words be to designers influencing tech? (67:20) Liza's "Eff This" book (71:35) Jason's mindfulness tip (76:17)

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