Overplugged is a site dedicated to discussing the issues of modern technology its effects on every facet of our life. It combines the talents of Dr. David Greenfield and David Ryan Polgar. It aims to be an evolving discussion by incorporating interviews with some of the biggest thinkers–including Malcolm Gladwell, Daniel Sieberg (Google), Marshall Davis Jones (slam poet), and Maria Konnikova.
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David Ryan Polgar
Polgar is writer, attorney, and educator. As a Tech Ethicist he examines the ethical, legal, emotional, and sociological effects of technology on our everyday life. His commentary has been featured in the Financial Times, SiriusXM, HuffPost Live, TEDx, Entrepreneur, and MSN.
Noted for incorporating humor into his writing and talks, Polgar advocates striking a balance with our media consumption in order to maximize our creativity, critical thinking, and overall level of happiness. Polgar is the author of a quick guide to better thinking, Wisdom in the Age of Twitter.
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Dr. David Greenfield
Dr. Greenfield’s research, writing, and clinical work on Internet and Technology Addiction and Behavior have appeared on CNN, ABC News, CBS Early Show, Fox News, NBC News, Good Morning America, and the Today Show.
His work has been featured in U.S. News and World Report, Business Week, Newsweek, People, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and Forbes, and many other popular publications.
He is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on Internet and Cyber Psychology, including its’ use and abuse, and is author of “Virtual Addiction” as well as several professional articles and book chapters on Internet and Computer Addiction and the impact of this technology on human behavior.