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Addicted to Technology

My iPhone Hell

Felice Shapiro | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

My iPhone's demise has been brutal. I haven't ever been separated from it before and now it's broken -- just like that! I'm worried I may be hallucinating from the shock of sudden loss.

Tethered To Tech And Resenting It

Next Avenue | Carol A. Cassara | Posted 04.06.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Carol A. Cassara Dawn, Sunday morning, sitting at my desk in front of my computer screen, a thought crossed my mind....

The Disturbing Technology Trend Among Midlifers

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 04.28.2015 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

There seems to be a pervasive attitude in my Gen X group that technology is destroying our youth. We worry they'll be unable to succeed at face-to-face communication and connection. But I'm also noticing an equally disturbing trend among midlifers.

3 Good Reasons to Silence Your Cell Phone Now

Kara Beckman | Posted 01.19.2015 | College
Kara Beckman

Put the phone down and start talking to the people around you. The interpersonal skills you learn from face-to-face interaction will serve you much better in the future, especially when you're trying to build relationships with a potential boss.

The Guilty Habit My Kids Called Me Out On

Cornelia Seigneur | Posted 12.03.2014 | Parents
Cornelia Seigneur

Being on our electronic devices, updating our status and replying immediately to texts and emails can be annoying to those who are in our presence. Live. In real time. Especially our children.

The 'I' in Internet Addiction

Rebecca E. Biron | Posted 04.23.2014 | Technology
Rebecca E. Biron

My Internet addiction, it turns out, is based not on the simulation of connection highs, but on their perpetual postponement. I spend all my time addicted to the news, but I just can't seem to commit.

What Made Me Delete My Facebook Account

Odelia Kaly | Posted 11.26.2013 | Teen
Odelia Kaly

Our technology is always changing. This is a fact that we are taking note of and embracing, but what we have yet to fully acknowledge as a species is that both humans and technology must adapt to one another. One can't surpass the other.

We Are Overdosing on Technology

Carole Montgomery | Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

We're all connected online, yet we don't communicate as humans. We are all so self-important looking down at our phones that we never have to engage with each other ever again.

Katherine Bindley

Are People Really Texting In Their Sleep? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.14.2013 | Technology

Teens are known for being dependent on their cell phones -- exchanging as many as 60 text messages a day -- but are they so attached to their devices ...

48-Hour Experiment

Minh Chau | Posted 01.12.2013 | Technology
Minh Chau

Being disconnected from the Internet, whether it's for 48 minutes or 48 hours, was a refreshing slap in the face that life doesn't happen online: it's present, it's now, and it's going on with or without you.

High Tech Detox

LD Thompson | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
LD Thompson

I have a deep conviction that the growing relationship to electronic devices as a means of connection is in actuality creating a sense of disconnectedness for us as human beings.