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, business insight, and as the Communications Director for the startup Copilot Family.
He has been featured in the Boston Globe, Financial Times, US News & World Report, Entrepreneur, HuffPost Live, VentureBeat, and more. He recently gave 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; he is also a contributor to The Good Men Project.
Contact: dpolgar [at] gmail [dot] com
Polgar is not your regular tech guy talking about the latest gadget. Instead, he explores the impact that emerging tech is having on us on an individual and cultural level. His latest focus is: what does it mean to be human?
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