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Archive: July 18, 2010 - July 24, 2010

Everything in moderation

How do we use this technology in a way that it brings more freedom and ease into our lives rather than challenges and struggles? That is the real question.

By Jeanine Cogan | July 22, 2010; 5:58 PM ET | Comments (0)

One choice among many

When I feel anxiety about all the little devices that have become indispensable, I go for a walk. There's nothing like moving through nature to remind me of the last 200,000 years.

By Seth Kahan | July 22, 2010; 2:31 PM ET | Comments (0)

Brain dead

While there is no doubt that the internet has made communication with the world simple and fast, it has also impaired the whole idea of communication.

By Eric Schaeffer | July 22, 2010; 10:10 AM ET | Comments (0)

Little, attractive beasts

These little devices are metaphorical/ allegorical sexy beasts to which we become seductively enslaved and hopelessly addicted.

By Jan Scruggs | July 21, 2010; 9:03 PM ET | Comments (0)

An adaptive mind

Just as we went from all fours to two legs, our minds are now creating new synapses to deal with bombarding information.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | July 21, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Hit the 'off' button

The benefits of being constantly plugged in seldom match the costs. The reason is that it's human nature to assume that the latest technology is the most important.

By Nell Minow | July 21, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

OMG! I luv this stuff!

The whole idea of the term paper is at risk because students don't understand the difference between presenting reams of material and writing a thoughtful analysis.

By Patricia McGuire | July 21, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Thinking is overrated

Do we become dumber as our technology becomes more advanced? Well, how is your spelling since they invented spel chek?

By Garrison Wynn | July 21, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

A generational rift

Having choices and access to data are great things. However, it all comes at a cost.

By Hile Rutledge | July 21, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

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