Take the #DeviceFreeDinner challenge. From Common Sense Media
Connected, but alone? | Sherry Turkle
"As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication -- and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have."
How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions | Scott Galloway
"The combined market capitalization of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google is now equivalent to the GDP of India. How did these four companies come to infiltrate our lives so completely? In a spectacular rant, Scott Galloway shares insights and eye-opening stats about their dominance and motivation -- and what happens when a society prizes shareholder value over everything else. Followed by a Q&A with TED Curator Chris Anderson. (Note: This talk contains graphic language.)"
What is Messenger Kids?
Messenger Kids is a new way for kids under 13 to video-chat, share GIFs, and more. Find out what this app is all about and what to watch for.
Gaming can make a better world | Jane McGonigal
"Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how."