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  1. 1. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. IS TECHNOLOGY EMPOWERING US OR OVERPOWERING US? AND DOES TECH NEED AN FDA TO PROTECT USERS FROM INNOVATORS?
  2. 2. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. this talk will present new research conducted with manoush zomorodi and the audience of the ! note to self podcast
  3. 3. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. technology is the oxygen that fuels our modern world.
  4. 4. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. its vital that we fully understand how it is affecting us as human beings.
  5. 5. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. The information revolutionwill likely reshape our world in the order of decades Michael Saylor, The Mobile Wave
  6. 6. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. Software will suffuse the planet, filling in every niche, and exciting opportunities will lie everywhere. Michael Saylor, The Mobile Wave
  7. 7. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. The iPhone was introduced in 2007. ! an empowering product: ! theres an app for that.
  8. 8. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. a product with interruption designed-in by default. ! the tyranny of the buzz.
  9. 9. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. your phone is ruining your life. Like the rest of us, Ive, Lynch, Dye, and everyone at Apple are subject to the tyranny of the buzzthe constant checking, the long list of nagging notifications. David Pearce, Wired Magazine
  10. 10. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. typical office workers only get 11 continuous minutes to work on a task before interruption. University of California, Irvine
  11. 11. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. people who are interrupted by technology score 20 percent lower on a standard cognition test. Carnegie Mellon University
  12. 12. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. NOMOPHOBIA ! is the fear of being without your smartphone. ! affects 40% of the us population. ! and 0ver 60% have a smartphone.
  13. 13. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. smartphone users spend average 3.6 hours a day on devices. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology a
  14. 14. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. 25% of users admitted their smartphones create communication issues in real life. International Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology a
  15. 15. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. smartphone addicts are growing at more than five times the rate of regular users. Flurry
  16. 16. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. an association between heavy smartphone use and lowered intelligence Computers in Human Behavior
  17. 17. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. Excessive use of technology has led to neural change that is impacting people of all ages on many levels. ! These effects are cognitive, emotional, social, and also relate to conscious awareness of the world around us. Indiana University School of Informatics and Com
  18. 18. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. adhd, weakening of cognitive focus and shallower thinking skills, reduction of creativity and problem solving skills, a lowered ability to filter out extraneous information Indiana University School of Informatics and Com
  19. 19. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. adverse effects upon psychosocial development, hyperactivity and behavioral problems, feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety and restlessness, and an inability to form meaningful and long-lasting relationships. Indiana University School of Informatics and Com
  20. 20. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. The smartphone, more than any other gadget, steals from us the opportunity to maintain our attention, to engage in contemplation and reflection, or even to be alone with our thoughts. Nicholas Carr, The Shallows
  21. 21. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. its important to understand how smartphones affect and relate to human psychology before these technologies are so fully ingrained that its hard to recall what life was like without them. Computers in Human Behavior
  22. 22. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. We may already be at that point. Computers in Human Behavior
  23. 23. WE CREATE. WE CONNECT. WE CONVERT. People need to know the potential addictive properties of new technologies Dr Zaheer Hussain, University of Derby