• Question: Would you be able to live a month without any electronics?

    Asked by Team Stony to Christl, Liz, Beccy on 23 Jun 2017.
    • Photo: Christl Donnelly

      Christl Donnelly answered on 23 Jun 2017:


      If I could go to Tanzania (my family too) and help out ecologists and epidemiologists working there, then definitely. I’d find it REALLY hard though to go electronics free in my usual environment though.

      I need my computer to do analysis and write papers… Would I get special dispensation for work purposes? If not, I’m buying that ticket to Tanzania!

    • Photo: Liz Buckingham-Jeffery

      Liz Buckingham-Jeffery answered on 23 Jun 2017:


      I’d be able to live for a month, certainly. And it might be quite fun to ‘switch off’! But I wouldn’t be able to do my current job without any electronics. I use a computer almost every day at work.

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