About

This site is an attempt to aggregate resources on the downsides of technology and it’s effects on human health and development. Whilst not at all against the use of technology, it is an attempt to explore and try to understand some of problems arising due to the continued (over)use of technology. Strategies to avoiding the downsides and enjoying a healthy balance between using technology and being able to ‘switch off’.

Some of the topics covered:

  • Work – Life balance
  • Internet Addiction
  • Computer based Gaming Addiction
  • Nature Deficit Disorder
  • Burn-out
  • Quantified self

Comments are very much welcomed and contributions are sought. If you are interested in connecting with other people visit our Slowtech Google+ Community. Please use the “Contact us” section to get in touch.