Today we received an email exhorting us to try a digital detox - a short term withdrawal from electronic media to reconnect with ourselves, perhaps nature and try thinking without a device or Alexa or Siri insisting on our attention and / or trying to modify our behaviour. We think, and Johann Hari writes in his book “Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention”, that we need far more than a short term withdrawal. We need to become the customer of the tech firms, not have our attention and behaviour being the product which is harvested and sold.
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Protect your laptop with this snug, lightweight laptop sleeve. To prevent any scratch marks, it contains an internal padded zipper and its interior is fully lined with faux fur. It’s made from a material that’s resistant to water, oil, and heat, ensuring your laptop sleeve looks good everyday.
• 100% neoprene
• 13″ sleeve weight: 6.49 oz (220 g)
• 15″ sleeve weight: 8.8 oz (250 g)
• Lightweight and resistant to water, oil, and heat
• Snug fit
• Faux fur interior lining
• Top-loading zippered enclosure with two sliders
• Padded zipper binding
|13″ (inches)||13 ½||10 ½||⅝|
|15″ (inches)||14 ¾||11 ¼||⅝|
Professor Brian Cox
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Prof Brian Cox
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