Episode 89: Technology’s Impact on Mental Health


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Welcome back to another episode of the award-winning Floor 9! This week we welcome Sean Ahearn, Senior Manager of Client Services at the Lab, to chat all about technology’s impact on mental health. From social media and information overload, to Zoom fatigue and digital wellness, we cover the good, the bad, and the unintended consequences of adopting new technologies on our collective psyche. For more on this topic, check out Sean’s article on Re-evaluating Technology’s Impact on Mental Health.

As usual, co-hosts Scott and Adam discuss this week’s top news before the main conversation, This week’s top news includes Facebook’s new cloud gaming service, TikTok partnering with Shopify for social commerce, DoorDash teaming up with Oakland restaurant for ghost kitchen, and Giphy and Gucci adding virtual avatars to their apps.

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