A Year Of Living Internet-Free

May 6, 2013

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“Internet Addiction Disorder” is a disputed diagnosis in academic and mental health circles, but just try going a day without your daily habit of checking email, the news, weather, sports, recipes, and Facebook, and you may find yourself jonesing for access.

At 11:59 on April 30th 2012, Paul Miller, a writer and reporter for The Verge,  un-plugged his ethernet cable and traded in his smartphone for one year without the internet. Now he's back online, and with us to talk about the experience.