Tanya writes regularly on tech ethics, digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, AI, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
We’ve all been guilty of sometimes excessive tech use during lockdown. As lockdown lifts, here are some ways to limit screens and improve digital wellbeing.
Schools have now moved their teaching entirely online during the global pandemic. How will online classrooms help or harm children’s learning?
Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report for 2019 paints a picture of users struggling with digital overload and trying to cut down on personal smartphone use.
The DCMS Online Harms White Paper is just the first step in imposing basic levels of child safety and protection in the Wild West that is the digital world.
I asked a group of 11 year olds how their parents’ smartphone habits made them feel, and what they would like to say to them about it. This is what they said.
It’s a hotly debated topic and the question I get asked the most when I talk to parents and children in schools on internet safety “When’s the right age to get a smartphone?”
Defining and agreeing a policy for smartphones in schools can be tricky for staff, parents and students alike. Here are some suggestions for what to include.
How are smartphones impacting our wellbeing? ‘Wellness in the Age of the Smartphone” examines the state of our digital health, collating current research.
Digital detox for kids podcast: exploring how to help children develop a good digital diet and learning to live healthily and happily with screens at home.