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Technology and Relationships

21st Century Breakups

Nile Cappello | Posted 06.26.2014 | Technology
Nile Cappello

With the constant flow of communication resulting from the ever-growing use and presence of devices, it seems that breaking up is getting harder and harder to do, and sucking more and more.

Could This App Save Your Relationship?

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women

We often joke that there's an "app for everything" but these days it seems that may actually be the case -- especially when it comes to love and sex. ...

Euphonia Director Danny Madden Explores How Technology Impacts Personal Relationships

Max Blau | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Max Blau

Not only does Euphonia challenge our everyday habits -- whether it's the urge to check our Twitter feeds, Instagram a photo, or refresh our inboxes -- it leaves viewers with a heightened sense of awareness.

Friends, Sensors, and Anticipated Needs

Irina Raicu | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Irina Raicu

Do your best friends know where you are in space and time, continuously? If not, apparently they haven't been doing their job.

Just Call Someone Already

Dan Pallotta | Posted 04.06.2013 | Small Business
Dan Pallotta

The overuse of email as an alternative to a call creates emotional distance. In advertising, it is said that the medium is the message. In this case, the medium is email and the message is "I don't actually want to talk to you."

Why It's Kind Of Irrelevant Whether 'Courtship' Has Ended

Emma Gray | Posted 03.16.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Texting is the new phone call, "hanging out" is the new dating and coffee is the new "fancy dinner"... according to the New York Times.

From Face-to-Face to Facebook

Anthony Silard | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology
Anthony Silard

Never in human history have we been in contact with so many people and connected with so few. The ability to bring this power into our control without allowing it to control us is the new make-or-break skill for a life of happiness in the third millennium.

Online Classrooms: Trash or Treasure?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 09.12.2012 | College
Victor M. Feraru

Any sensitive theatergoer will tell you that live theater is a completely different experience than watching the same thing on TV or your computer screen. Can the energy that an inspiring teacher calls forth be funneled into a computer screen?

How To Regain Intimacy In A World Of Technology

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Being able to communicate at the speed of light is great -- but there is little intimacy in that communication. True intimacy comes from face-to-face time.

The Totem of Chat: When Online Over-Sharing Gets Real

Elizabeth Tannen | Posted 06.30.2012 | Style
Elizabeth Tannen

At the bottom there's Facebook, and then texting, and then email, and then the phone, and then -- in theory -- face to face. But as one of them says, no one really expects to communicate in person: "That's just not of our time."

Technology Ruins Relationships

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 06.19.2012 | College
The Miami Hurricane

Technology may be increasing the ability of humanity to be the superior species, but it's degrading our ability to be human.

Is Texting Ruining Relationships?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.20.2012 | Women

"Can't do this anymore. It's over. You're a fantastic woman -- but I'm not the man for you. Call me?" This is the way that The Daily Mail's Mandy ...