'Sleeping with Siri' to be shown in Seattle Nov. 9
Digital detox documentary details writer's technology gorge and fast
The documentary that details West Seattle's Michael Stusser's experiment with 'digital gorging' and then detox will be shown during the Seattle Shorts Film Festival on Nov. 9th at 2:30pm at SIFF Center. The West Seattle Herald profiled the film and Stusser last spring. The film won an award in March at the Big Easy Internation Film and Music Festival in New Orleans.
Stusser and the film's director, Marty Riemer are doing a series of TechTimeouts this year at schools across the country, (also an aspect of the film that was shot in part at Chief Sealth High School) asking young people to give up their digital devices (for a little while) to see the pros and cons of technology, and "find balance in the multi-tasking madness."
If you have kids and would like information about the program, visit http://www.digitalblackout.org .