These days, we rely on our devices for everything, so it isn't hard to develop a digital addiction. Addiction Specialist & Lifestyle Interventionist B...
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My son is sure that smart phones will make you smarter. I beg to differ -- and that's whether you're 16 or 60.
We're really talking about two Internets here. Pinker's internet -- a mass media repository of knowledge and creativity that should be embraced. And the other internet that can ruin your dinner (and your life).
The realtime web has become a habit. It's a twitch. More importantly, when I succumb to the reflex of checking it every few minutes or seconds, I do so at the expense of thinking.
We've all gotten so absorbed in our computers that we lose track of everything else. Of course, when I do it, I don't have 144 passengers sitting behind me.
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