Phone Zombies: Technology for Reconnecting with Nature and Each Other
It’s 2016 and we are all phone zombies, slaves to technologies that separate us more and more from each other and the organic environments in which we live–or so conventional wisdom would lead us to believe.
This past summer I discovered a way to use those same digital technologies that permeate our modern lives to draw closer to nature—and each other—in simple, but surprisingly powerful ways. You don’t have to be an award winning photographer, a gadget-geek, or a DIYer to accomplish this: everything you need is already in your pocket.
Wayne Hartman is a Senior Research Engineer at USAA. His duties include primary research, prototyping, and development to solve business and customer needs. His specialty is in iOS development, writing apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV. Wayne currently has been granted three US patents related to mobile technology and software.
In his spare time he enjoys developing his own apps for these devices, some of which have been listed in Apple’s Top Education Apps and have enjoyed literally millions of uses from people all over the world. When not hacking on his own projects, Wayne is an active contributor to open source projects and is a volunteer in various capacities, including teaching others how to code.
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