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Published on Oct 20, 2014
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Lior Frenkel explains why being hooked to our Smartphones is the most interesting - yet silent - addiction of our times. Supposing the Smartphone is here to stay, he urges us to become aware of the addiction - and discuss how a digital diet should look like - a moment before technology becomes a part of our physical bodies.
Lior Frenkel is Co-Founder and CEO of the nuSchool, and the founder of UNDIGITIZE.ME - a social project dealing with Smartphone addiction. He also writes and speaks about the digital world and the Y-Generation (Wired Magazine, Web Summit). Lior has graduated from the Technion (B.Sc) and has an MA in Philosophy and History of Science and Ideas from Tel-Aviv Uni.
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