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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

June 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join NYT bestselling author Cal Newport as he discusses all things about digital decluttering from his book, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. Supported by FOL-CC.

Join author and Georgetown professor Cal Newport as he shows how digital minimalists are rethinking how they relate to social media and rediscovering the enjoyments of the offline world.  He also shares ways to incorporate minimalist practices into your life, starting with a thirty-day “digital declutter”process that has already had widespread appeal. There will be Q&A to follow.

Join us live on the Zoom platform at the following link (no password needed):

https://zoom.us/j/91506975809

Meeting ID (for reference):  915 0697 5809

 

More About the Author:

Cal Newport is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. In addition to researching cutting­ edge technology, he also writes about the impact of these innovations on our culture. Newport is the author of six books, including the New York Times bestseller, Digital Minimalism, which argues that we should be much more selective about the technologies we adopt in our personal lives, and Deep Work, which argues that focus is the new I.Q. in the modern workplace.

Newport’s work has been published in over 25 languages and has been featured in many major publications, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New Yorker, Washington Post, and Economist. He regularly writes articles on these topics for a variety of outlets, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, and his long-running blog Study Hacks, which receives over 3 million visits a year. He’s also a frequent guest on NPR.

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June 11, 2020
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