Antidotes to Digital Distraction
The ever-increasing demands on our attention take us away from what is meaningful in our lives. At Presence, our mission is to give you the tools you need to maintain a strong presence in the human world, without sacrificing your presence in the digital world. Personal wellbeing does not have to be at odds with engagement in the technological world. We simply repurpose those technologies to support what it means to be human.
Wellbeing in a Technological Age
Results are rolling in on this grand technological experiment. A nearly continuous flow of new research and anecdotal evidence consistently suggests that our current ways of interacting with technology are making us sick. Too much screen time interferes with sleep patterns. Social media makes us feel isolated and depressed. Disconnection from nature and the world around us damages our ability to relate to each other. Our digital technologies are brand new, and our brains evolved for a different way of being in the word. We have created technologies that give us more of what momentarily stimulates and excites those brains. Our wellbeing now depends on rethinking how we interface with our creation. We must use technology to bring us back to the here and now.
P R O D U C T S
The amount of information we expose ourselves to on a daily basis far exceeds our ability to effectively process it. Computers, on the other hand, are quite good at quickly processing huge amounts of information. Personal AI acts as your agent and interface to the increasingly automated world while supporting your activities in the real world. Read more...
* AI is an abbreviation for Artificial Intelligence.