Technology is an extension of your capacity to accomplish your will. So, it gives you a “longer lever” when you want to move big rocks. However, we are finding that technology is encroaching upon us in ways we couldn’t have anticipated ten years ago. It’s more difficult to find the space necessary to do the important, creative work we’re tasked with.

Today’s guest is Cal Newport. He’s just written a book called Digital Minimalism, and on this episode he will share some tips for dealing with technological encroachment.

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The intro music for the AC podcast is by Joshua Seurkamp. Remix is by DJ Z-Trip.

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