New York-based artist Ekene Ijeoma is taking on the screen addiction epidemic.
Instead of a digital detox or a digital diet or whatever alliteration could be made of what it means to take a break from technology, why not consider just doing something else with your excess screen time? This summer is a good time to start.
As a young professional, I've often faced the dilemma of whether "unplugging" is acceptable for me. Do I provide myself the freedom to stop answering emails once I've left the office, or am I becoming a slave to the pinging alerts of my email app?
We often seem to be confused. We make the events; we share the events; we enjoy the events, but only if we are in the moment. It's not our smartphones or apps that make them great -- it's the collective us who make them real and exciting and worth sharing.