Seven Digital Sins

It’s no secret the internet doesn’t always bring out the best in people. The relative anonymity and global sprawl of digital life make it the ideal environment for scams, trolling and other kinds of bad behavior online. 

I host a podcast about cybersecurity, and was pondering how to put the issues we all face in our digital lives in a memorable form, and here’s what I came up with: The Seven Digital Sins:

  • Gluttony: Screen time
    Your eyesight, sleep, and overall mental well-being are impacted by excessive screen time. It’s worse for children: A study found that an hour a day for youth is associated with less curiosity, self-control, emotional stability and higher-than-average levels of depression and anxiety.