Frederic Stutzman: Founder of - Building Tools to Reclaim Your Digital Well-Being

Frederic Stutzman, CEO of, comes on to discuss the big questions surrounding social media, the negative effects of overusing technology, and the implications of "The Social Dilemma" on his business. We also get into Fred's recommended use of Freedom to reclaim time and attention.

Fred Stutzman
Fred Stutzman
December 8, 2020

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Frederic Stutzman is the Founder and CEO of Freedom, an application that allows users to strategically block access to internet distractions in the pursuit of increasing productivity and digital well-being.

In addition to founding Freedom, Fred earned his Ph.D. in informations sciences and was a researcher and faculty member at both the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Carnegie Melon University.

Fred has been studying the intersection of humans and technology for most of his adult life. We talk with him about what he's observed from the development of network technologies over the last decade. 



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Louis Shulman
Co-Host of The Louis and Kyle Show

Louis is finishing his degree in computer science from the University of Alabama. He loves books, exercise, and internet challenges.