Google Digital Well-being Experiment- A New Initiative to make a Balance with the Technology

Hey guys, Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that featured in Internet-related services and products, that include online advertising technologies, search engines, cloud computing, software, and hardware. It is counted in one of the Big Four technology companies, alongside Amazon, Apple, and Facebook.






Google is not just about its feature things while they are making great technology that makes life easier for others and help in their daily life...
In this direction, they started a new initiative namely Google Digital Wellbeing Experiments where a collection of ideas and tools that help people find a better balance with technology.  The company yesterday introduced a set of “experimental” apps designed which help users to better aware of their device use and reduce their screen time and make their time valuable for other important work.

The applications are part of this new Google Digital Wellbeing Experiment platform, are very different from other type of apps. they are very simple with out of the box thinking.

Build An Experiment 




They are open source so anyone can contribute to making others a better use of android with a balanced life.  Anyone interested to make Digital Wellbeing Experiments, download the hack pack pdf to get started which gives you an idea about the concept and open source code are available on Github. 

Why These Experiments?  



As technology becomes more and more core to everything we do, sometimes, it distracts us from the more important things like enjoying and chill out with friends. Google is trying to help everyone with the tools they need to develop their own sense of digital wellbeing. Google hopes that this platform will inspire developers and designers to create their own experiments and build something with the moment of thinking about digital wellbeing.


Some Examples


Paper Phone:               


                                                                                                                   A printable paper phone which helps you take a break from your digital world. Paper Phone app lets you choose what to include such as favorite contacts, maps, and meetings and then prints whole items to a sheet of paper. Hands-on this experiment by downloading it into your phone.  

        

Post Box




                      This app helps you minimize distractions, by holding your notifications until a time that suits you. Minimize distractions with scheduled notifications. Download this app on your phone.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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