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David Levy

University of Washington Information School
David M. Levy is a professor at the Information School at the University of Washington in Seattle. He earned his PhD in computer science at Stanford University and a diploma in calligraphy and bookbinding from the Roehampton Institute in London. For over 15 years he was a researcher at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, exploring the transition from paper and print to digital media. Since 2000, his work at the University of Washington has focused on mindfulness training and other contemplative practices as a way to address the problems of information overload and acceleration. His latest book, Mindful Tech: How to Bring Balance to Our Digital Lives, was published in 2016 by Yale University Press.

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