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SWIPELESS IN SEATTLE: HOW TO LIVE WITHOUT A SMARTPHONE
12/05/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to dump your smartphone but didn’t know where to start? In this 2-hour training, 13-year flip-phone veteran, Michael Valeri, will offer practical advice and resources for folks looking to retire their smartphone and offer a glimpse of the inherent fulfillment of living a completely app-less life.
- Transportation: Overview of alternatives to ride-share services such as Lyft, Uber, Car2Go and Lime bikes.
- Navigation: Understand the map of Seattle; practical tips and advice for navigating the city without a GPS.
- Communication: Effective communication strategies when scheduling events with friends, meeting colleagues and meeting romantic partners.
- Entertainment: Techniques for finding “authentic” entertainment outside of Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Snapchat.