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Set your calendars for March 24. Plan something fun. Go outdoors. Read a book. But don’t turn on your computer!
That’s right, March 24th is Shutdown Day.
It is obvious that people would find life extremely difficult without computers, maybe even impossible. If they disappeared for just one day, would we be able to cope?
Be a part of one of the biggest global experiments ever to take place on the internet. The idea behind the experiment is to find out how many people can go without a computer for one whole day, and what will happen if we all participate!
Shutdown your computer on this day and find out! Can you survive for 24 hours without your computer?
Luckily, I already have an all-day activity planned to keep me busy. I’ll be at a training for Mothers Without Borders in preparation for our trip to Zambia in July.
Can you make it a whole day without using your computer?