Monday, January 11, 2010

The Children of Cyberspace

The Children of Cyberspace: Old Fogies by Their 20s -
One obvious result is that younger generations are going to have some very peculiar and unique expectations about the world. My friend’s 3-year-old, for example, has become so accustomed to her father’s multitouch iPhone screen that she approaches laptops by swiping her fingers across the screen, expecting a reaction.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Oppression by Technology

Free yourself from oppression by technology - opinion - 27 December 2009 - New Scientist
Are we being served by these technological wonders or have we become enslaved by them? I study the psychology of technology, and it seems to me that we are sleepwalking into a world where technology is severely affecting our well-being. Technology can be hugely useful in the fast lane of modern living, but we need to stop it from taking over.