Writing, teaching, research on digital habits, digital productivity, and digital wellbeing at The University of Cambridge



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12 April 2024

New Cambridge ThinkLab Event: Digital Well-Being & the Future of Work

I’m very excited for our latest ThinkLab event happening on April 15, 2024 on digital wellbeing and the future of work. We’ll be working with the Intellectual Forum at Jesus...

cambridge thinklab future of work hackathon

19 March 2024

Highlights From The Cambridge ThinkLab Future of Work Hackathon

In December 2023, we hosted our first-ever ThinkLab hackathon, on the future of work and neurodiversity. We were thrilled to host research students from Cambridge, colleagues from Google and a...

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22 December 2023

Typewriters and tech nostalgia

I really like typewriters. Or, I really like the idea of typewriters. It’s totally impractical and I doubt I would really use it, but I am spending too much time...

Digital Wellbeing and Productivity

I created this online course on digital productivity and wellbeing, it’s designed for learners of all ages and backgrounds. Click here to see some previews and learn more about it!

New Book

I teach, research, and speak on digital wellbeing with organizations from across the globe. Click the link below to check out some of my latest work and events.

The Simpsons and Philosophy

While at UC Berkeley, I created and taught a course on The Simpsons and Philosophy and it was the best. Click here to learn more about the course and some upcoming plans.

ThinkLab and the Future of Work

In my role running the ThinkLab for the University of Cambridge, we have a number of exciting projects currently underway, including work with BBC and Google. Click here to learn more about it!



Hay Festival

One of my favorite experiences in my entire career: It was such a thrill to be able to speak at the Hay Festival (May 2019), “Reading in an Age of...

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Harry Shearer on The Simpsons and Political Satire at Jesus College

One of my favorite events! Harry and I discuss The Simpsons, political satire, and more.

Gloria Mark on Productivity at the Cambridge Festival

I had a great time chatting with Professor Gloria Mark on how we think about digital productivity and wellbeing, as well as debunking some myths at this Cambridge Festival event.




Currently Writing:

Based upon my work and research at the University of Cambridge covering almost the past decade, I’m writing a book on how we work, think, and feel online. 

This book also expands on some of the content that you can find in my online course with edX, Digital Wellbeing and Productivity.

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