Digital Wellness

#106 Overcoming Digital Addiction with Professor Raian Ali

By 29th July 2018 No Comments
Raian Ali - Digital Addiction

About the Episode

Professor Raian Ali from Bournemouth University and Lead Researcher of Bournemouth’s Digital Addiction Research Unit discusses on the show the current landscape of digital addiction, and, importantly, how we can recognise examples of this in our daily lives. This fascinating episode will show you the prevalence of digital addiction in our daily lives, and bring you up to date with the latest policy and industry advances in this important space.

About Our Guest

Raian is an Associate Professor in Computing in the Department of Computing and Informatics, Bournemouth University, UK. He received his PhD in Software Engineering from University of Trento, Italy. He worked as a post-doctorate research fellow at the University of Trento and then Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Research, University of Limerick, Ireland. Raian has a keen interest in studying Digital Addiction which he defines as a problematic usage of digital devices characterized by properties like being excessive, obsessive, compulsive, impulsive and hasty.

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Dr. Lawrence Ampofo is a digital strategy and foreign policy professional, with over 10 years providing advisory on strategic digital change. As the Founder and Director of Digital Mindfulness and Semantica Research, Lawrence focuses on increasing the capacities of companies to implement digital strategy across major transformation programmes by promoting new ways of working and collaboration in an age of digital distraction and information overload.
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