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Technology: friend or foe?

It’s making many of us feel smarter, faster, richer and more connected – but for some it’s also turning into a living nightmare.

It’s making many of us feel smarter, faster, richer and more connected – but for some it’s also turning into a living nightmare.
Zoe Kleinman speaks to sleep and energy expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan to hear about how technology addiction, especially in the corporate world, is leading to serious health problems. Plus, author and psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair explains why she thinks multi-tasking - or multi-screening - is a dangerous game, especially for children. But, Microsoft’s Dave Coplin argues that we can and will become the masters of our own technology, and at the Wilderness festival in Oxfordshire, the chief medical officer of meditation app, Headspace, Dr David Cox, tells Zoe why logging in to log out makes perfect sense in the modern world, and that it’s ok to sometimes be without mobile phone signal.

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