Film, Video Mindful Work and Technology
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- Mindful Work and Technology
- David Levy, holder of the Harissios Papamarkou Chair in Technology and Education at the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, spoke about ways to bring contemplative practices into today's harried workplaces. According to Levy, new information technologies, including e-mail and the World Wide Web, have transformed the way people work, allowing them to collaborate over vast distances and to work at all hours of the day and night. But there is increasing evidence that the stress of working in these accelerated, information-saturated ways is taking a toll on workers, contributing to physical and psychological ailments and loss in attentiveness and time to think. "There is growing scientific evidence that simple contemplative practices, including meditation and yoga, not only relieve stress but encourage states of greater attentiveness," said Levy. "It seems natural to explore how such practices might help us design workplaces and work technologies that support more healthful and productive forms of work."
- Library of Congress
- John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2006-03-22.
- - Science, Technology
- - Technology, Industry
- - Classification: Technology.
- - David M. Levy.
- - Recorded on 2006-03-22.
- - Researchers.
- 1 online resource
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. Mindful Work and Technology. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-22, 2006. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688117/.
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Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2006) Mindful Work and Technology. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-22. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688117/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. Mindful Work and Technology. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-22, 2006. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688117/>.