David Ryan Polgar
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Connecticut-based writer/attorney/educator who often speaks on the topics of information overload, tech balance, creativity, digital footprints, and tech etiquette. He is a frequent contributor to national and international media outlets as a digital lifestyle expert, often infusing his commentary with bits of pop culture and humor.

With an approach as a tech ethicist, he speaks and writes about the ethical, legal, sociological, and emotional issues surrounding our relationship to technology. He has been featured on SiriusXM, The Financial Times, HuffPost Live, Entrepreneur, FoxNews.com, and many more. 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.


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Stan Simpson Show
TECH ETHICIST & DIGITAL LIFESTYLE EXPERT
Appearance on Better Connecticut
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MALCOLM GLADWELL
DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF
MARIA KONNIKOVA
MARSHALL DAVIS JONES
DANIEL SIEBERG
International bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, David and Goliath

Read "How To Think Like Malcolm Gladwell"
World-renowned media theorist, PDS Frontline, author of Present Shock

Read "We're in the Now, Now"
Frequent contributor to the NY Times, bestselling author of Mastermind: How To Think Like Sherlock Holmes

Read "Sherlock Holmes and the Modern Mind"
Prominent slam poet and "world bridger"

Read "21st Century Touch"
Google spokesperson, TV personality, and author of The Digital Diet

Read "Taking Back Control of Our Tech"
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A collection of my YouTube videos