Computadoras, Literatura y la Vida al Aire Libre

Entrevista Breve a Gwen Bell

A veces pienso en todo el tiempo que tengo pasar sentado leyendo y me pregunto si es muy contraproducente al querer correr distancias cada vez más largas. Y de repente hay alguien que dice que puede ser programador y al mismo tiempo hacer yoga. También es cuestión de saber cuánto tiempo estar en cada reino. Y tener cierta disciplina, y así parece que gb consigue estar:

Despite being a social-media guru and digital consultant (think: Nintendo and HP), Bell has managed to get a firm grasp of that slippery middle ground between her professional and personal lives. What’s her secret? “Self control,” she says. “It really comes down to setting boundaries, like checking email once a day or limiting myself to five tweets a day.” What sets her apart from the slew of young, hip pro-Facebookers out there is that she not only translates the complicated language of social media, she also teaches technologists to unplug.

“I try to live a minimalist tech life,” says Bell, who moonlights as a yoga instructor. Yoga and technology go hand-in-hand, according to her concept dubbed “Laptop Yoga,” which landed her a book deal and infuses her popular blog.