• Intentional Cognitive Friction The sweetness and delights of the resting-place are in proportion to the pain endured on the Journey. Only when you suffer the pangs and tribulations of exile will you truly enjoy your homecoming. (The Mathnawi of Jalaluddin Rumi – Book 3) John Johnston started to talk about ‘clunky-ness’ in technology as a way into digital […] One response February 25, 2018
  • I am so tired, I can’t stop scrolling I recently watched Alexa Clay’s Futurist Amish. I found her ideas profound and thought provoking; Some things in life are like buttermilk, they should be enjoyed as they are and not improved upon. Amen to that. She also tells us that a digital detox is not the answer to a healthy approach to technology or […] No responses September 4, 2016
  • The still web recycles The Daily Stillness has now been going for 6 months! When it launched at the end of July last year it was an experiment and we did not know how long we would keep it going or if a short daily practice to find stillness and attention in the midst of a busy life could […] 4 responses January 29, 2016
  • Holding the tension of opposites One response November 26, 2015
  • Daily Stillness launches tomorrow! Alan and I have been working hard to get the Daily Stillness site up and running. We are launching tomorrow and we expect that there may be a few glitches as the site gets going. Help us make it better by telling us if anything is not working for you. Leave a comment. Our intention […] No responses June 30, 2015
  • Wisdom from a still place Click in the middle of the image below to start, keep clicking on the arrow on the right hand side to move to a new frame. You can find one more story at No responses June 19, 2015
  • Lifeslice obliges Alan points us to something I had not considered when watching In Limbo. The POV of the device. On reading his response to my initial post I was left thinking about the potential use of our devices for learning about ourselves. I often write and talk about this potential. The fact that our devices remember and […] 4 responses May 17, 2015
  • Mindful Communication online? Impossible! I have taught a course on Mindful Communication this semester.  I created an ‘interpersonal meditation lab’ and invited my students to join me. It was all online and it was a closed community. Yet, the rules were simple. 10 responses May 11, 2015
  • Still Water When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. I come into the […] One response March 14, 2015
  • Delight and discomfort in limbo “IN LIMBO questions the future of our individual and collective memory in the Internet era, from the point of view of all the data that will survive us. Built around a story of thirty minutes uploading your personal data, IN LIMBO takes you to the heart of a sensory journey in our connected memory.” This […] No responses March 6, 2015