Culture

Coffee shop with blocked wifi

Some businesses such as espresso bars and restaurants have started an uprising against social media.

According to a Dutch creative agency (Just) an online study titled “99 days of freedom” shows how life without Facebook could impact user happiness.

99 days of freedom

99 days of freedom

99 days of freedom experiment

99 days of freedom experiment

 …It’s fascinating, and perhaps a little sad, to see the emergence of 21st Century tech related addictions and our attitudes towards them… Source

Faraday Café (in relation to faraday cage) went forward and decided to have totally enclosed the coffee shop in mesh that stops electromagnetic signals – in other words completely stopping any Wi-Fi – and consequently making smartphones and computers socially useless.

The aim being to disconnect for a few minutes and enjoy the coffee without other digital distraction.

What if a strict no-Facebook, no-Twitter policy was becoming a common rule to truly enjoy peace and quiet in a world where technology is on 24/7/365 and could bring nuisance to our precious busy lives.

Without the internet - coffee shop

Without the internet – coffee shop

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