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Digital Minimalism Minimalism Is The Art Of Knowing How Much Is Just Enough Digital Minimalism Applies This Idea To Our Personal Technology It S The Key To Living A Focused Life In An Increasingly Noisy WorldIn This Timely And Enlightening Book, The Bestselling Author Of Deep Work Introduces A Philosophy For Technology Use That Has Already Improved Countless LivesDigital Minimalists Are All Around Us They Re The Calm, Happy People Who Can Hold Long Conversations Without Furtive Glances At Their Phones They Can Get Lost In A Good Book, A Woodworking Project, Or A Leisurely Morning Run They Can Have Fun With Friends And Family Without The Obsessive Urge To Document The Experience They Stay Informed About The News Of The Day, But Don T Feel Overwhelmed By It They Don T Experience Fear Of Missing Out Because They Already Know Which Activities Provide Them Meaning And SatisfactionNow, Newport Gives Us A Name For This Quiet Movement, And Makes A Persuasive Case For Its Urgency In Our Tech Saturated World Common Sense Tips, Like Turning Off Notifications, Or Occasional Rituals Like Observing A Digital Sabbath, Don T Go Far Enough In Helping Us Take Back Control Of Our Technological Lives, And Attempts To Unplug Completely Are Complicated By The Demands Of Family, Friends And Work What We Need Instead Is A Thoughtful Method To Decide What Tools To Use, For What Purposes, And Under What ConditionsDrawing On A Diverse Array Of Real Life Examples, From Amish Farmers To Harried Parents To Silicon Valley Programmers, Newport Identifies The Common Practices Of Digital Minimalists And The Ideas That Underpin Them He Shows How Digital Minimalists Are Rethinking Their Relationship To Social Media, Rediscovering The Pleasures Of The Offline World, And Reconnecting With Their Inner Selves Through Regular Periods Of Solitude He Then Shares Strategies For Integrating These Practices Into Your Life, Starting With A Thirty Day Digital Declutter Process That Has Already Helped Thousands Feel Less Overwhelmed And In ControlTechnology Is Intrinsically Neither Good Nor Bad The Key Is Using It To Support Your Goals And Values, Rather Than Letting It Use You This Book Shows The Way

About the Author: Cal Newport

Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University, and the author most recently of Deep Work, a book which argues that focus is the new I.Q in the modern workplace, and So Good They Can t Ignore You, a book which debunks the long held belief that follow your passion is good advice He has also written three popular books of unconventional advice for students Hi

10 thoughts on “Digital Minimalism

  1. says:

    Although at times it made me annoyed for how into only citing dudes or dude centric work it is hi, the Craft movement has been in the women s spheres for forever, but it didn t become cool to do crafts whatever craft you prefer until dudes reclaimed it over the last few decades , this is a really smart, thoughtful, and practic

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    I badly wanted to like this book I really did Because I have very much enjoyed other books by Cal Newport So Good That They Can t Ignore You and Deep Work Both have inspired me a lot and I have recommended these to others in many occasions.This book was way below my expectations I m afraid it s not the book, it s me The practical value

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    Cal Newport provided practical advice on how to embrace the philosophy of Digital Minimalism Spend time alone to gain solitude Leave your phone at home Take long walks Write letters to yourself journaling Don t click likes Avoid falling into the slot machine feedback loop of likes Consolidate texting hold conversation office hours Reclaiming co

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    3.5 stars I appreciate the thesis that by choosing to minimize technology in our day to day lives, we re choosing to be deliberate with how we spend our time I liked some of the advice to consolidate texting, hold conversation office hours, and in general, choose to be purposeful with what energy we give to reacting to others I think this book would h

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    5 Stars Where we want to be cautious is when the sound of a voice or a cup of coffee with a friend is replaced with likes on a post. Read This Book Have you ever told someone in your life you just didn t have enough time in the day to get everything done Have you thought about why that is Maybe look down and see what you ve been doing for the last 5, 10 or even

  6. says:

    I ve been thinking a lot these days about making deliberate tech choices No one human not even Steve Jobs ever expected technology to invade our lives the way it has Instead, keeping us tethered to our tech and pulling that lever became the most popular and obvious way to monetize the Internet, and we individuals became, not the consumers, but the product being sold And

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    I like the idea in here less is We do not need all the apps and the social platforms He s definitely talking to someone like me here I am not a huge consumer of these platforms mostly this is age related However, I listened to his book using audible and some apps have really helped me expand my mind meditation apps and audible are two There is no room in Newport s framework for

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    Deleted Facebook and Facebook messenger off my phone thanks to this book Hard not to feel guilty over phone use after reading, probably because I know I waste too much time on it.Would read this one again to help ingrain the importance of living the minimally digital life The tycoons of social media have to stop pretending that they re friendly nerd gods building a better world and admit

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    If you are ready to make radical changes in your approach to tech in your life, this book is for you It has been life altering in the best possible ways for me I m noticing that the people who aren t ready to make changes tend to get defensive and call Newport a Luddite However, if you almost never use your phone except for making phone calls or don t use social media, you can probably skip it Or

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    Cal Newport s Digital Minimalism is Marie Kondo s tidying philosophy applied to technology technology isn t inherently bad or good, but it should be judiciously curated to fit your pre existing values of what constitutes a good life Rather than going to Facebook or Instagram or a news feed of breaking news to find human connection and entertainment, pre decide what you value in the spheres of entertainment

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