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10 World Renowned Meditation Tech Experts Share What's Next In 2017

10 World Renowned Meditation Tech Experts Share What's Next In 2017 | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
I reached out to 10 meditation experts and asked them to share their thoughts and predictions on where meditation is going in the next year.
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Apparently "meditation tech expert" is now a thing.
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Increase your mindfulness with the world’s first emotionally responsive game - Techly

Increase your mindfulness with the world’s first emotionally responsive game - Techly | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is becoming increasingly important in our busy, stressful lives, with innumerable apps, books and podcasts dedicated to increasing your own min
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Spire mindfulness tracker: Can a gadget help keep you calm?

Spire mindfulness tracker: Can a gadget help keep you calm? | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Spire's tiny clip-on device tracks your breathing and promises to alleviate anxiety and moderate stress, but can it deliver?
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The Party Winds Down for London’s Tech Bros

The Party Winds Down for London’s Tech Bros | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Jagermeister at 2 a.m. once bound Britain’s tech community. Today it’s sunrise yoga, mindfulness and jousting on unicorns
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Mindful Tech

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An ACMHE webinar with David Levy, Professor at the Information School, University of Washington

In this webinar, Dr. Levy will present some of the contemplative exercises and methods used in his courses and seminars. He will also discuss the philosophy underlying them, which places the emphasis on student discoveries through mindful observation and reflection, rather than on general rules that everyone should, or must, obey.  

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Diffusion Choir × Sosolimited

Diffusion Choir × Sosolimited | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
A kinetic sculpture that reveals the movements of an invisible flock of birds.
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If this isn't a contemplative use of information technology, I don't know what is.
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Billionaire Salesforce CEO is a big believer in this daily practice

Billionaire Salesforce CEO is a big believer in this daily practice | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has a secret weapon to stay focused and grounded in fast-moving tech: Buddhist monks. They're at this year's Dreamforce.
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Mindfulness meditation as "a secret mental weapon." Poor choice of words — or is it?
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Salesforce.com Imbues Dreamforce With Artificial Intelligence and Mindfulness

Salesforce.com Imbues Dreamforce With Artificial Intelligence and Mindfulness | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
But this conference, reflecting the CEO’s aspirations beyond business, will include days programmed to focus on social values such as compassion. For example, more than 20 Buddhist monastics from Plum Village, a meditation center in southern France founded by Vietnamese Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh, will lead daily sessions on walking meditation and mindful eating.
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Here Is How Accenture is Adapting Their People to the Digital Age

Here Is How Accenture is Adapting Their People to the Digital Age | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
We can use mindfulness to speed up our adoption of technology and make sure we are developing this tech in a way to benefit humans.
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Mindfulness... to speed up tech adoption? Don't think I've seen this take before.
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In NYC, talking about young people and the future of Buddhism

In NYC, talking about young people and the future of Buddhism | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it

The conversation also covered the role of technology. “I think young people are going to have to teach us how to be mindful of technology,” noted Morey. Morey leads teen retreats, during which the participants don’t have access to their phones. She, like many other members of the discussion, noted that people seem to be happy when they are less distracted by their phones. Matt Weiner, the dean of religious life at Princeton and a Buddhist practitioner, said that the busier you are the less loving you are, and technology abets that busyness.

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Ashok Soota's Happiest Minds adopts an employee program popular at Google & Intel 

Ashok Soota's Happiest Minds adopts an employee program popular at Google & Intel  | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Ashok Soota's Happiest Minds Technologies has just become the first Indian IT services company to adopt Mindfulness concept that seeks to enlighten mi..
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Technology and Wonder | Peter J. Leithart

Technology and Wonder | Peter J. Leithart | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Thus, “techne is at the service of art and contemplation; thinking informs making”
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How can HR promote mindfulness among employees?

How can HR promote mindfulness among employees? | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
“Technology advancements designed to make us more productive can backfire when they create an ‘always on’ expectation,” adds Coutts. “They can blur the boundaries between work and non-work, reduce employees’ capacity to rest and restore, and undermine the most able brain. Having good email and communication policies that recognise the need for periods of focus and rest make a big difference.
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5 Meditation Tech Experts Insights On What's On For 2017

5 Meditation Tech Experts Insights On What's On For 2017 | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Mindfulness and meditation will be a big part of companies in the future in order to bring balance in the workplace
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Author of New Book Motivate Yourself Says 24/7 Technology Has Made Us Fear Silence and Abhor Being Alone

Author of New Book Motivate Yourself Says 24/7 Technology Has Made Us Fear Silence and Abhor Being Alone | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
LONDON, Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Author of New Book Motivate Yourself Says 24/7 Technology Has Made Us Fear Silence and Abhor Being Alone
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This body’s long & I’m still loading

This body’s long & I’m still loading | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it

In a century surrounded by screens, we are also a screen ourselves. Filmed by director Nadia Bedzhanova, this short film explores the relationship between body and narratives and at the same time gives a sneak peak into the Ab[Screenwear] SS17 collection. Poet Chris Campanioni is setting the pace of the film with his hybrid prose poem This body’s long & I’m still loading, in which he is tracing the origins of surveillance and pornography in virtual reality to our future everyday cohabitation with technology.

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University to offer master’s-level mindfulness class for educators

In January, Bluffton University will offer a course on mindfulness in the classroom. Mindfulness is an evidence-based group of practices which cultivate the ability to focus on one’s experience with greater focus, clarity and compassion in the present moment.
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This course will be taught online via Zoom video conferencing.
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High-tech approach joins two worlds

High-tech approach joins two worlds | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
A galaxy of particles projected onto a wall coalesce to match the viewer’s form in Kauhanga, an interactive digital experience created by Gisborne woman Harmony Repia and project partner Lachie Philipson.
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Free Guided Meditation App: Smiling Mind

The Smiling Mind guided meditation app is a free and simple tool to help bring mental health and wellness into your life. Download the app for free.
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Photos: Portraits Of Pagans At NYC's Pagan Pride Festival

Photos: Portraits Of Pagans At NYC's Pagan Pride Festival | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Participants celebrated acceptance of themselves and everyone around them.
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Mind over matter: Apps for modern day life | The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Mind over matter: Apps for modern day life | The Sunday Times Sri Lanka | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it

On the day before his wedding, Rohan Gunatillake found himself trapped between the hood of a Volkswagon Golf and a brick wall. 

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Can an app help us find mindfulness in today's busy high-tech world?

Can an app help us find mindfulness in today's busy high-tech world? | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
Apple's smartwatch promises to optimise our productivity and competitiveness. But can the new Breathe app for the watch help us to relax and make us mindful?
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Technology Tips for Mindful Parents

Technology Tips for Mindful Parents | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it

'Mindful' and 'technology' are two words that seem like complete opposites.  It’s rare that you ever see them in the same sentence. On one end of the spectrum, we have mindfulness.  The concept is rooted in Buddhism and has becoming trending in Western culture as a way to promote a healthy lifestyle.

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Happiest Minds adopts tagline: "The Mindful IT Company"

Happiest Minds adopts tagline: "The Mindful IT Company" | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
In order to inculcate mindfulness, 60 minutes in a week is set aside by Happiest Minds for the team to engage with a customized blend of select techniques such as Mindful Meditation, Active Listening, Body Scan, Desktop Yoga and Mindful Coaching, among others.
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A watch that tells you to breathe? Gimme a break

A watch that tells you to breathe? Gimme a break | Tech Mindful | Scoop.it
ITS A sad sign of the times. Not only can technology rule your life, take up myriad amounts of your day, guilt you for being too sedentary or judge your sleep patterns, its now moved into a new frontier.
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