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The joy of missing out : finding balance in a wired world

Author: Christina Crook
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stepping back from technology for a people-focused future.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Crook, Christina, author.
Joy of missing out.:
Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, 2015. ©2015
(CaOONL)2014907560X
(OCoLC)897352546
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Crook
ISBN: 9781550925722 1550925725 0865717672 9780865717671
OCLC Number: 897352585
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Chapter 1: Personhood --
The Greatest Tablet in the World --
Chapter 2: Information Overload --
How We Got Here --
Chapter 3: Better Off --
Yes, BUT --
Chapter 4: Dusting Off the Dictionary --
Why Definitions Matter --
Chapter 5: Introduction to Part Two --
Presentness --
Chapter 6: Why Fast from the Internet? Finding What Sustains --
Chapter 7: Gaining the Time --
Implementing Constraints --
Chapter 8: Quitting the Comparison Game --
Reclaiming Delight --
Chapter 9: Coming Close --
Trust --
Chapter 10: Introduction to Part Three --
The Way Forward --
Chapter 11: Reorienting a Life --
Learning Our Lessons Longhand --
Chapter 12: Little Eyes and Ears --
Leading by Example --
Chapter 13: Making Space to Create --
Discipline Is the Path to Freedom --
Chapter 14: Hereon In --
Check In, Check Out --
Conclusion: This Will Be Joy.
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