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I’ve spent the past two years conducting a series of surveys on how families manage technology, gathering data from more than 10,000 North American parents. And it turns out that the most successful strategy, far from exiling technology, actually embraces it.
We love to tell the story of the collaborative economy as the rise of the little guy. The data suggests otherwise.
The June 2015 print edition of the Harvard Business Review featured this he said/she said story, in which I argued that switching off is the wrong way to handle digital overload.
Tech expert Alexandra Samuel helps you find online support when you are going through life’s biggest milestones.
Tech expert Alexandra Samuel shares six new strategies for using online resources to stay focused on your goals and inspired in your life.
Technology expert Alexandra Samuel shares five ways the web can help you celebrate dad this Father’s Day.
Just because you live a high-tech life doesn’t mean you can’t go low-tech with great results. Alexandra Samuel shares a few places you can go online to get crafty.
In this post for The Atlantic, I argue that worrying about kids who choose to live online is as misplaced as worrying about seniors who choose to live offline.
The trick isn’t to unplug from our devices — it’s to unplug from the distractions, information overload, and trash that make us unhappy. This argument against unplugging was included in “The Atlantic’s Best Technology Writing”.
This feature for the Wall Street Journal’s Information Security report flagged a new kind of security threat: your kids. The story featured original data on the incidence and management of child security threats, based on a survey I developed, deployed and analyzed.