Unplugging? What’s that? What will you do with your time? Join us for a pre-National Day of Unplugging discussion that will force you to challenge, question, and think about your notions of technology and what we can do when we unplug.
Shane Hankins is the Chief Operating Officer of Reboot, the non-profit behind the National Day of Unplugging.
Tiffany Shlain has been called “One of the women shaping the 21st century” by Newsweek and is a filmmaker, public speaker, writer, founder of The Webby Awards, and co-founder of the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Anna Akbari is a sociologist, entrepreneur, and “the thinking person’s stylist.” She is a former professor at New York University. Her research focuses on visual self-presentation, visual culture, identity, technology/human relationships and happiness.
Wayne Gladstone is a humorist and author of “Notes from the Internet Apocalypse”, a humorous and intelligent take on a world where the internet one day ceases to work (available 3/4/14). He is also a longtime columnist for Cracked.com, creator and star of the Hate by Numbers online video series, & has had his writing appear on Comedy Central’s Indecision, Maxim.com, many other publications.