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The time we invest in our digital lives is time we don’t get back. But, it’s not impossible to knock your digital-dependance - and the holidays are the best time to start. SHUTTERSTOCK

A month at sea with no technology taught me how to steal my life back from my phone

As the head of a media and communications program, my life’s digital-analogue balance was off. Four weeks at sea with no devices refocussed my views – even on things that had been there all along.
Using this many devices at once doesn’t mean a person is addicted to technology. Pressmaster/Shutterstock.com

Debunking the 6 biggest myths about ‘technology addiction’

Though the World Health Organization has declared “gaming disorder” an addiction, its – and others’ – concerns about technology use and alleged addiction don’t hold up to scholarly scrutiny.
Families should be more involved in digital literacy education as parents are the ones who introduce digital media to their children. Shutterstock.com

Researchers find Indonesia needs more digital literacy education

Dozens of voluntary researchers in nine Indonesian cities mapped digital literacy activities and they found the country needs much more to solve their digital media problems.

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