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It’s tempting, but I refuse to become a digital dummy

The tech-savvy young generation cannot persuade some among their elders to abandon their trusted ways just yet<p>Old people get grumpy: there’s more than a little of the Victor Meldrew about my own attitudes. Tattoos: ugh! Dancing: pathetic! Mobile phones in the cinema: outrageous! The fact is we who …

Why Multitasking Doesn't Work

Right now, you might be reading this blog while cooking dinner, watching the news on TV, and riding a stationary bicycle. You’re trying to save time by doing multiple things at once.<p>Truth is, you’re actually wasting time. Yes, the dinner will get cooked and you’ll elevate your heart rate. But I …

Why We Can’t Look Away From Our Screens

In a new book, “Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked,” the social psychologist Adam Alter warns that many of us — youngsters, teenagers, adults — are addicted to modern digital products. Not figuratively, but literally addicted.<p>Dr. Alter, 36, is an …

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Our addiction to technology is the enemy, not technology: Teitel

Despite a reputation for standoffishness (especially with tourists) the French have invented some of the most important mass communication tools in …

Are We Digital Dummies

-were born talkers<br>-urge to communicate is universal<br>-12 million texts are sent each day around the world<br>-now 3 billion cell phone user and computer …

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and sometimes deadly consequences. An alarming number of traffic accidents are linked to …

Advantages & Disadvantages of Mobile Phones

1<p>Constant Interruption<p>Since you’re always connected when you have your mobile phone, it becomes harder to ignore interruptions. People are always on …