by Dr. Amy Collier, Associate Provost for Digital Learning
- Resist zombie scrolling, which feasts on your attention, serves little to no purpose for you, can have an environmental impact
- Download a Carbonanalyzer for your browser to recognize the website emissions of your visited websites
- Reduce the impact of your Zoom meetings: Turn off your camera when it’s not needed
- Join an upcoming Earth Hour and unplug/turn off all devices and lights in your home
- Be more reflective about your internet habits—follow along Data Detoxes that remind us about the exploitative and extractive nature of the web (DLINQ’s prior Digital Detoxes cover a lot of this, too)
- Join or support groups focused on limiting the impact of digital technologies and work, such as Computing Within Limits and Low-Tech Labs.
- Explore other ways to reduce your digital carbon footprint, like these from the World Economic Forum and Berkeley Extension
- If you work in technology, consider signing on to the Sustainable Web Manifesto.
- Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?, Bill McKibben
- How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, Jenny Odell
- Why Your Internet Habits Are Not As Clean As You Think, BBC
- Inconspicuous Consumption, Tatiana Schlossberg
- Emergent Strategy, adrienne maree brown