The ground is shifting in digital culture – and the paradigm, too – as we realize staring into screens 24/7 is a lousy idea. It’s time to quiet our minds, focus, go deep. But how? Luckily, human beings have been here before, and we can learn from the past. Surprising digital life-lessons from Plato, Shakespeare, Ben Franklin and Thoreau.
11th–15th March 2011