Technology and Meditation: Interviews

After posting on Zen Meditation and Technology, I decided to go ahead and interview some people on their meditation habits, how it affected their lives, and how technology may/has played a role in their lives. Turns out, I got some really interesting answers! Hopefully this will be of interest to you guys. I got all answers to everything from the effects on your own daily life to the important concepts behind meditation. Hope you enjoy, and make sure to leave your opinion in the comments below! The first answers come from "MeditationMann". Greg DiVilbiss Greg DiVilbiss on Twitter Greg DiVilbiss...


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Python 100 Program Challenge: The 'Real' Name Generator

Hello Coders! As kindly pointed out by /u/AngularBeginner on reddit, the first Python 100 Program challenge did not really "Generate Names". Therefore, in order to satisfy the whims of AngularBeginner (and have full satisfaction of completing the challenge, hopefully), I wrote another program which generated names. Or so I think (Will update with what /u/AngularBeginner thinks). Sorry about the delay, January was a busy time with school I'm going to try and update this challenge weekly/bi-weekly from now on. Part 1: The Concept: If you saw the first Name Generator then you probably already know the basic concept behind this...


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Top 6 Apps you are currently not using but should

Chances are, your smartphone is already loaded with numerous apps like Facebook, Twitter, Angry Birds etc. Although these apps very popular, there are also tons of interesting and useful apps you can download for a couple of bucks or even for free. Below is a list of the top 6 apps you are currentlynot using but definitely should. Wikitude One of the most useful apps for travelers and people who enjoy discovering new things. Whether you are travelling or staying in your own city, you can use Wikitude to see if there is something interesting happening real-time. All you need...


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Status Anxiety and the Pitfalls of the Meritocratic System

Society has imbued us of the thought that “anything is possible”, school posters boasted to “achieve the impossible”, teachers hound students that doing well in school means doing well later in life; is this all true? The basis of our meritocratic society would say yes, yet reality says no. The point of a meritocracy is to let people advance through the ranks of society through merit—their talent, abilities, personality, intelligence etc. It is a well known fact, however, that people are regularly put into positions of power through connections instead of merit. Over the years society has become polarized into...


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6 Best Web Browsers for MAC (2015)

The popularity of computers has continued to grow throughout the world in recent years. Different people have varied preferences on the operating systems they use for their computers. MAC OS has grown to be among the most popular and most loved OS, creating fans all over the world. With most people finding a computer useless if it is not connected to the internet, there has arisen some debate on which is the favorite internet browser for Mac. So, we compiled a list of our favorite MacOS browsers. 1.    Mozilla Firefox Mozilla Firefox is the best web browser for mac. The...


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