With their invention of pioneering apps and can’t-put-down devices, a small group of young people in Silicon Valley set the wheels in motion for society to become distracted, disconnected, and depressed. Now, some of them are trying to reverse the damage, and many are raising their own children screen-free. Aza Raskin, the creator of the infinite scroll, who played an outsize role in today’s tech-obsessed climate, offers his insight. And we dive inside the lives of the children who attend the Rudolf Steiner School, an alternative screen-free school in New York City to see how tech addiction hijacked our brains and how some are trying to combat its effects.
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