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We're a group of design thinkers, philosophers, storytellers, technology entrepreneurs from places like Apple, Google and Couchsurfing who want a future of technology that enhances the best of our humanity.
In the spirit of Time Well Spent, we respect your time and we strive to embody our core principles in how we communicate. We hope you can also respect our time, by carefully seeing if these Frequently Asked Questions answer your question before you get in touch.
Frequently Asked Questions
A: Check out our list of tips, habits and tools to minimize distraction and enhance a more intentional relationship with our devices.
A: Fantastic! First, please run your product through our Design Checklist. Secondly, please submit your product via this form. We’re currently developing our TWS affiliate programme so you can expect to hear from us after your submission should there be a potential to collaborate. We also encourage you to check out Joe Edelman’s talk “Is Anything Worth Maximizing?” too.
A: We’re always on the lookout for great people who share our values and vision. Please fill out our volunteer form here and we’ll be in touch should we have a relevant opening!
A: We recommend turning off notifications, limiting screentime and educating children about how technology is often intentionally designed to maximize addiction (see the 60 Minutes segment on "Brain Hacking"). We encourage you to check out our partners who specialize in these questions: The Centre for Technology Awareness, Common Sense Media, and Children And Screens.
A: There is significant overlap with our mission and values at TWS and those that are fundamental to mindfulness. Please see our below partner projects: Designing Mindfulness, CalmTech.com, and DigitalMindfulness.net.
A: Our movement is only one part of a paradigm shift that’s happening right before our very eyes. For further information please check out some resources below: EthicalSystems.org, National Day of Unplugging (Reboot),and Thrive Global.
A: Please fill out the below form with the subject line “Media Interview” and tell us a little bit about you, your publication/broadcaster and some specifics on the interview.
A: Tristan is overwhelmed with interest to speak at events. We recommend you consider requesting James Williams based at the Oxford Internet Institute in the UK.
If you'd still like to ask Tristan to speak, please fill out this form and select “Speaking Engagement” and outline the specifics of the event (dates, audience, theme etc.).
A: Great! We love hearing feedback and new ideas. Please fill out the form below.