The solution is not to turn off our phones; it's to develop social, economic, and political structures that address deeper issues of social disconnection and overwork.
I'm hopeful that the next generation of children, after watching us be fools for our devices, may decide it's not worth it.
Middle-class pedestrians sometimes think an iPhone is a luxury for a poor person. In fact, that device can help them find resources, health care, and community.
An app designed at Johns Hopkins is saving patients' lives—and the hospital thousands of dollars.
Two of Apple's largest investors called on the tech giant to take smartphone addiction more seriously. Research shows they're right to be concerned.
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
There’s a lot of comfort to be found in virtual worlds.
Buy fewer of them, and recycle when you upgrade.
One reporter marvels over how the things he cherishes most about his parents aren’t those that he would have ever imagined.
We complain that we’ve become addicted to glowing screens, but it’s less the screens themselves than what's behind them that’s the big draw.