Episode 5: Tech, Meditation, and Leaving a Legacy with Jay Vidyarthi

March 05, 2024

What is the role of mindfulness in a tech-dominated world? And how can it connect us to each other and to ourselves? In today’s episode, student host Emma Jean speaks with Jay Vidyarthi, a user experience designer and graduate of SFU’s School of Interactive Arts and Technology. Jay is the founder of Still Ape, a UX design firm that only works with organizations with mindful missions. Together, Emma and Jay discuss meditation, legacy, and how to find what motivates you.

Guest Bio

Jay Vidyarthi is an attention activist and the founder of Still Ape - the world's first UX design studio focused exclusively on mindfulness, compassion, and wellbeing. He is working toward a society where access points to self-care and collective transformation are as diverse as the people who need them. He also teaches mindfulness to individuals and groups, where he inspires people to reclaim their freedom of attention in our culture of influence.

To learn more about Jay’s work, check out his Substack: attentionactivist.substack.com

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