“Studies show that smartphones impinge on our ability to do ‘autobiographical planning’ or goal setting, which may keep us even more stuck in a rut.”
– Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC’s New Tech City
For the month of February, the Y & T staff is pledging to stop mindlessly checking our phones and make better use of that free mental space — because everyone could benefit from a little more clarity and inspiration, right?
We are so excited about New Tech City’s Bored and Brilliant Challenge that we wanted to share it with our friends and followers! We hope that you’ll join us in this experiment in fostering some good ole fashioned creativity.
The challenge is two fold:
First, download an app called Moment that tells you exactly how much you use your phone, and on what
Second, sign up for New Tech City’s newsletter to receive a daily creative challenge.
Check out the link below for more information and to sign up. We hope you have as much fun as we do, and good luck!