Technology overuse is burning
your employees out
empowers them to transform their
digital environments for wellness
don't take our word for it
my phone has changed massively from distraction to useful tool
fundamental information needed by society
awesome and human
University School of Nashville Attendee
great actionable takeaways
knowledge that I needed a long time agoVanderbilt Student
I was able to make real gains in productivityCourse Participant
exactly what I needed
don't take our word for it
"Pete was a perfect fit to help our leaders [...] cut the interference and regain some control over work time."
Russ Miller, CEO (Tennessee Medical Association)
"Fundamental information needed by society"
Matthew Yandell (Vanderbilt)
"Awesome and human"
Catherine Bush (University School of Nashville)
"Everything was captivating, really"
Benton Bloodworth (Belmont)
"My phone has changed massively from distraction to useful tool"
Katherine Watkins (course)
"Knowledge that I needed a long time ago"
Carluto Toussaint (Vanderbilt)
Audrey Bergeron (Belmont)
(WHILE telling People to spend less time on their phoneS)
how we help
Having spent several years as an educator, Pete knows the ins and outs of keeping an audience engaged. Via live demonstrations, stories, and compelling activities, Pete shares strategies for improved productivity and mental health. Hundreds of attendees have rated these presentations 4.8 out of 5.
The nine-week course, one hour-long session per week (in-person or hybrid), provides the consistent engagement required to make lasting behavior changes. Attendees see mental health and productivity gains as they make their way through aspects of their digital lives each week. This isn't about hating or quitting technology; it's about creating an environment where effective, important work can get done. It is possible to enjoy the benefits of technology without being sucked in by distractions.
Whether you want individualized support or would like recommendations for creating a productive work environment, consulting services provide individuals and organizations with a path forward.
Pete Dunlap, founder of Digital Detangler, has spent the last decade immersed in the worlds of education and technology. After completing undergraduate work in Physics and a Masters in Science Education, Pete became an international teacher, living and working in the UK, the US Virgin Islands, and Ecuador. His experiences involved public and independent institutions with students of widely varying motivations and backgrounds.
Returning to the States, he began a career as a software engineer, working on apps in education, healthcare, and the gig economy. During this time, he became increasingly concerned about the distractions he and his coworkers were facing. After his first daughter died after a full-term pregnancy, he reevaluated his priorities and began dedicating himself full-time to helping universities and corporations improve digital productivity and mental health through transformed digital environments.
Recently, he was named The Moth’s Nashville StorySlam Champion for his storytelling ability. He's also been featured on the local news, radio and several podcasts, and has consulted with software startups for his expertise in the tech and wellness fields. Pete has established himself as a leading voice in the movement for more humane technology, as the creator of ScrollStopper (a Chrome extension), award-winning author of Digital Detangler: A Guide to Mindful Technology Use, and a meditation teacher on Insight Timer.