Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He’s also a writer who focuses on the impact of technology on society. He’s the author of six books, including Digital Minimalism and Deep Work, and writes regular essays for his popular website, calnewport.com.
Featured Article: How to Do Nothing—Minimalism in a Busy World
In a world that’s constantly hustling and bustling, and continually bombarding us with images, technology, and clutter, doing nothing can be just what we need to center ourselves. But it turns out, you have to know a lot to do very little. Fortunately, more and more people are embracing the practices of minimalism (both in day-to-day realities and the digital space) and mindfulness every day. Paring back can have great mental health benefits.