“Look Up”, a spoken word film for an online generation. That’s the description, but it’s a pretty harsh glare of reality about our virtually connected lives.
Here’s a recent study in “Pediatrics: Official Journal Of The American Academy Of Pediatrics” on mobile device use by caregivers with children in fast food restaurants. Children learn most social skills by patterning their behavior on the people around them. The impact of the technology deluge isn’t fully understood yet, but the level of disconnection from people in our real lives as so many people live their lives fixated on electronic devices can be observed all around us. Keeping technology in its proper place in your life rather than as your life looks to be the challenge ahead.