A fascinating piece on Ozy dives into the history of the Slow Web movement, which some are looking to as a new way of coping with information overload in a connected world.

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The formal idea to take a slower approach to our internet consumption popped up about five years ago. A writer named Jack Cheng is usually credited as the leader of the movement (you can read more about him here).

Members of the movement are embracing apps like Zenware and Jack that help streamline your incoming notifications or block your distractions.

And if you’re looking for apps and products to help you unplug, we have plenty of those.

Read more on Ozy here.

Originally published at journal.thriveglobal.com