Today, it’s hard to find a person who isn’t glued to his or her Blackberry, iPhone, iPod, or other preferred technological gadget. One recent study found that people spend an average of 8 hours staring at a screen each day. But what effect is being “plugged in” having on the way we live our lives, and how we interact with each other? What is the impact of being so wired into technology?
On The Technological Citizen, we will be exploring a variety of topics related to the impact that mainstream technologies have on our daily lives. How has the internet, e-mail, cell phones, and MP3 players impacted the way we spend our time? The way we interact with other people? How might these technologies be reshaping our attention spans, our learning styles, and the overall way we think? Have these technologies enhanced the human experience, or diminished it?
Tune into the blog to read reflections on living in the technological age.
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