Links to articles and resources I found interesting this week 43/19

Another week, another list of interesting stuff for you. What have you found this week that made you stop and think, laugh out loud or encouraged you to be braver?

Apple and Google want you to use your phone less. Here’s the real reason why writes Quartz

This goes nicely with my recent post about ‘6 Steps to a better digital lifestyle’ and I suggest the authors book about how companies design products and services exploit human psychology for profit.

Author Matt Haig on switching off: ‘I was crumbling under a tech overload… So I disconnected’ writes the Telegraph

Another day, another post about people switching off or otherwise looking to reduce the stress caused by notifications, social media overload and constant contact online.