Your smartphone is addictive. Do you need to “Marie Kondo” your apps, put down the phone altogether, or use it as a “drug” dispensary? DnA takes a tour of hidden LA bars that ban phones, talks with a computer scientist who recommends “digital minimalism,” and meets an app entrepreneur who wants to relieve anxiety with “digital drugs.”
Can you design your way out of smartphone addiction?
From this Episode:
Speakeasies with a prohibition on phones
A small group of bar and private club owners in LA are trying to get their patrons to unplug from technology.
11 min, 47 sec
Purge your phone: the case for digital minimalism
Some people are trying to dial back on their phone habit by visiting private clubs with no-phone policies.
7 min, 29 sec