Center for Humane Technology har lave ten super liste over metoder til at generobre kontrollen over ens tid: Try these simple changes to live more intentionally with your devices right now.
Download apps and extensions that help you live without distraction.
Flux (Mac, Windows)
Reclaim 15 mins of quality sleep by cutting the blue light from our screens.
Turn on NightShift (iOS)
Blue light from screens late at night tricks our body into believing it’s still daytime, which disrupts our natural ability to sleep.
Freedom (Mac & Windows)
Temporarily block specific websites or apps on your desktop, tablet and phone for set periods of time.
See how much time you spend on your phone.
RescueTime (Mac, Windows)
See how much time you spend on different apps on your desktop along with various websites.
Enable “Send + Archive”
Gmail only. This archives the email right after you send it. The email will reappear in the inbox when the person replies.
Helps create calm and stress-free time in your day and reduces anxiety. Leading popular meditation app.
Facebook Newsfeed Eradicator
Removes the Facebook newsfeed and blurs the sidebars and notifications, allowing you to use some of the more utilitarian features of Facebook without getting sucked into the newsfeed.
uBlock Origin (Chrome, Safari, Firefox)
Reclaim ~30-40% of your attention with every article you read.
Focus your inbox by only showing messages when you click “Show Inbox” instead of getting distracted as new emails arrive.
Set boundaries with your phone for set periods of time by turning your smart phone into a dumb phone. Automatically lets others know when you’re taking a break.
50% faster “swipe” typing than regular keyboards so you can respond to a message and get off your device more quickly.
Rapidly allows others to book time on your calendar by sending them a quick link. Helps each user save 10-15 minutes per meeting scheduled.
Blocks robocalls and decreases the time you spend dealing with spam & telemarketers.
(Chrome) – Removes recommended videos from the side bar of youtube, making you less likely to get sucked in to unintentional content-holes. (Does not currently disable autoplay).
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