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The Brilliant Thing That Happened When I Lost My Phone

The Brilliant Thing That Happened When I Lost My Phone

Heather Kasdan  10. 8.2014
had no idea if my Facebook friend Andy from high school had eaten soup for lunch and slept well last night and I couldn't find out what...
Parents Are Watching: A Software Satire

Parents Are Watching: A Software Satire

Leah Plunkett  10. 7.2014
Parents, now you can have a new high-tech cop on the beat in your own home with PAW! (Parents Are Watching), an online service that monitors...
24 Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School

24 Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School

Common Sense Media  10. 6.2014
New studies on the effects that playing games has on kids indicate positive benefits for learning, thinking, social-emotional skills building,...
A Surprising Way Your Social Life Could Be Affecting Your Health

A Surprising Way Your Social Life Could Be Affecting Your Health

Carolyn Gregoire  10. 3.2014
Besides being enjoyable, spending time with the people you love comes with a number of health benefits, including reduced stress, increased...
Our Digital Device Addiction Is Causing A 'National Attention Deficit'

Our Digital Device Addiction Is Causing A 'National Attention Deficit'

Carolyn Gregoire  10. 3.2014
Distraction, busyness, constant connectivity and information overload have become largely accepted as facts of daily life in the Internet...
The Guilty Habit My Kids Called Me Out On

The Guilty Habit My Kids Called Me Out On

Cornelia Seigneur  10. 3.2014
Being on our electronic devices, updating our status and replying immediately to texts and emails can be annoying to those who are in our...
Online Relationships Are Real

Online Relationships Are Real

The Atlantic  10. 3.2014
Social media filters relationships whether we like it or not, and many young people no longer draw a distinction between real and digital...
Slow Tech Living Brings Tech Health

Slow Tech Living Brings Tech Health

Janell Burley Hofmann  10. 1.2014
Slow Tech doesn't refer to your Internet connection or lack of tech knowledge, it's about mindfulness. It's about using technology deliberately...
No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?!

No Email, No Smartphone, No Internet, No TV, No Problem?!

Jodi B. Katzman  09.29.2014
've pruned my online connections. I've birthed new habits. I'm setting boundaries between work and personal time. I'm less scattered and...
If Your Kid Loves Temple Run, Angry Birds or Cut the Rope

If Your Kid Loves Temple Run, Angry Birds or Cut the Rope

Common Sense Media  09.29.2014
Top app genres and themes are popular for a reason: The games are challenging, fun, and super-engaging. But we've found some cool apps...
Our Teens Go 'Electronics-free' (and Live to Tell About It)

Our Teens Go 'Electronics-free' (and Live to Tell About It)

Stephanie Duncan Caceres  09.29.2014
Christian's room was dark, except for a small blue glow. At 2:37 a.m., he was texting in his bed; I entered Matthew's room and discovered...
The Greatest Picture I Never Took

The Greatest Picture I Never Took

Josh Misner, Ph.D.  09.26.2014
I began to wonder if I've started "chasing memories" -- deliberately manipulating our actions and behaviors so as to capture the perfect...
High School Angst in a Digital World

High School Angst in a Digital World

Jean-Paul Bedard  09.26.2014
To be honest, my initial reaction was to be pissed off, and that quickly segued into construing an argument to justify my behavior. I...