Ethan talked about mindfulness and the modern era via usage of our smartphones in two separate venues recently. First Check out Ethan’s new lecture on the Shambhala Podcast, Buddha with a SmartPhone.” How does a person work mindfully with technology?
He also did a recent interview with Tech Insider about a similar topic. Check that out here.
In his book The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path Ethan uses lots of ancient and not so ancient wisdom and thoughts on the matter of technology. This Shambhala podcast has lots of great teachers and lectures on it (Ethan is featured about once every four episodes), so you probably just subscribe via iTunes.