A nationally-recognized digital lifestyle expert who explores our relationship with technology from a legal, ethical, emotional, and sociological framework. Having a background as an attorney and educator, he brings a unique viewpoint to tech commentary, emerging trends, and business insight.
He has been featured in the Boston Globe, Financial Times, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, HuffPost Live, VentureBeat, and more. This Fall he will be giving his second TEDx talk (Someone I Loved Died and All I Got Was a Lousy Tweet). He is the author of Wisdom in the Age of Twitter, a short guide to better thinking.
Polgar explores our evolving use of technology in his online column, Overplugged, which has also interviewed some of the world's most innovative thinkers, such as Malcolm Gladwell, Daniel Sieberg (Google), Marshall David Jones (slam poet), Maria Konnikova, William Powers (Hamlet's Blackberry) and Douglas Rushkoff. He often partners with noted cyber psychologist Dr. David Greenfield.
Contact: dpolgar [at] gmail [dot] com
One are of Polgar's focus is increasing critical thinking and creativity in an age of constant distraction. His TEDx talk on Mental Obesity led to the creation of a "mental food plate," which is currently being developed in greater detail with the assistance of international partners.