Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World Themes

Themes About the Future of Well-Being and Digital Life​ More helped than harmed CONNECTION: Digital life links people to people, knowledge, education and entertainment anywhere globally at any time in a nearly frictionless manner. COMMERCE, GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY: Digital life revolutionizes civic, business, consumer and personal logistics, opening up a world of opportunity and options. CRUCIAL INTELLIGENCE: Digital…

Digital Life and Well-Being

Ian O'Byrne, an assistant professor of education at the College of Charleston, wrote, "I believe that technology, most notably these digital spaces and places we inhabit, has the potential to both help and harm our well-being over time. These technologies can prove to be helpful as they connect individuals on a global scale and allow…

Some context for where we are to resolve our sense of bewilderment

Barry Chudakov, founder and principal of Sertain Research and Streamfuzion Corp., commented, “The first thing that will enhance our well-being—this helps to resolve our sense of bewilderment—is to provide some context for where we are. We are at the beginning stages of blending and merging our identities and consciousness with digital tools and platforms. I…