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The Today Show co-hosts Hoda Kotb & Maria Shriver talk with Tiffany Shlain about her new book, 24/6

Book Authority “11 Best New High Tech Books To Read In 2019”


The Washington Post “How taking a break from tech for Shabbat brought new purpose to this Internet pioneer’s life”


The Boston Globe “The case for a tech Shabbat in a too-connected world” 

Tiffany's Op-ed  PDF of article

WIRED Magazine “Work Smarter: Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain explains why she and her roboticist husband go tech-free one day a week”

M.M. LaFleur The Creator of the Internet’s Biggest Awards Regularly Turns Off Her Phone

Harvard Business Review “In Praise of Being Unproductive"

Refinery29 “The Best Books of September 2019 Really Are The Best"

Early Learning Nation “Tiffany Shlain's Vision for Building Community"

"The easiest way to describe her is to say she’s a documentary filmmaker, but her prolific output feels less like a set of discrete productions and more like a single evolving project, ruminating on an interconnected set of themes, which boil down to technology (“What do you amplify and what do you amputate?” she asks; by the way, she founded the Webby Awards); and creative process at it is revealed through neuroscience."  

—  Early Learning Nation, Mark Swartz 


Forbes “8 Reasons Why You Should Unplug One Day A Week”

Mashable “Screenless Sundays or Tech Shabbat? Time to add one (or both) to your life.”

Marin Magazine “Conversation with Tech Innovator and Mother Tiffany Shlain” — PDF of article

Marin Independent Journal “Put down your phone and be here now” 


NPR Morning Edition "A family finds a way to wean themselves from devices"

Thrive Global "Media That Matters to Add to Your #MustList"

Jewish News Syndicate “Why I think everyone should experience a 'Tech Shabbat'”

Jewish Book Council “‘Mak­ing an Ancient Rit­u­al Work’: A Con­ver­sa­tion Between Beth Rica­nati and Tiffany Shlain”

The Jerusalem Post “Can Shabbat become a tool to improve human-technology relationship?”

Wait Until 8th “24/6: The Power of Turning off All Screens as a Family One Day a Week”

Religion News Service “Tiffany Shlain wants to bring Shabbat to 21st century by resting from tech”

Sunset “The Unplugged Home”

Forbes “5 Ways To Rethink Your Relationship To Social Media And Reclaim Your Time”

Science & Film: Labocine The Work of Tiffany Shlain”

The J Weekly “Looking into the Future With Tiffany Shlain”

Refinery29 “The Women’s History Narrative we Never Talk About”

Jeducation World “Character Day 2019 Launches A Global Technology Shabbat Movement”

British Airways “British Airways Highlights Film Director Tiffany Shlain”

SouthWest Airlines Magazine profiles Tiffany Addiction to the internet has put humans in a ‘Frankenstein moment,’ Sundance speaker says

The J Weekly ‘We are unstoppable’: Planned Parenthood video from Tiffany Shlain

Awesome List “Tiffany Shlain Talks Character Day, Mompreneurship And a Life In Tech”

Mill Valley Film Festival Profile “Tiffany Shlain – Storyteller”

The Hindu “Losing signal: on finding peace by ditching the smartphone”

Media Post “Webby Awards Founder Tackles Gender”

NPR Interview  “Tiffany Shlain & The 50/50 Day Push for WorldWide Gender Equity”

The Forward “Gender Equality Going Coast to Coast”

Refinery29 “This Director Has The Plan to Keep International Women’s Day Energy Alive”

All Things Connected “Radio Interview on 50/50 Day”

Art Publika Magazine “Internet Advocate Tiffany Shlain Talks Cloud Films and the Art of Connecting People”

The What “Friend of the Week: Tiffany Shlain”

GrokNation “Barbie, Jewish Identity and Films That Create Conversation”

Gratitude Revealed “Focus, Moxie and Effective Change in the World”

Fashion Designer BCBG profiles Tiffany

Forbes Podcast Interview “9 Ways to get Crazy Productive and Find Your Real Power”

CineSource  “Tiffany Shlain: Webmaster, Alt-Filmer or Philosopher” 

HuffPost Live “Tiffany Shlain At The 2015 World Economic Forum”

The Project for Women “The New Influencer’s”