Technology is overpowering most people's lives. Mother Mira Jacob writes a piece on Yahoo Shine explaining that her 19-month-old kid knows the difference between screen time and face time. She wonders if technology is taking over.   Jacob observes, "With an increasing amount of parents texting, tweeting, and surfing while their kids are looking to them for guidance (or just, you know, presence), the recent New York Times article "Your Brain on Computers" doesn't present a lot of surprising information. It does, however, reiterate what we know but don't want to admit to ourselves, namely: We're using more and more technology..."

Essence.com
Jun, 13, 2010

computer-kids-475.jpg Technology is overpowering most people's lives. Mother Mira Jacob pens a piece on Yahoo Shine explaining that her 19-month-old kid knows the difference between screen time and face time. She wonders if technology is taking over.   Jacob observes, "With an increasing amount of parents texting, tweeting, and surfing while their kids are looking to them for guidance (or just, you know, presence), the recent New York Times article "Your Brain on Computers" doesn't present a lot of surprising information. It does, however, reiterate what we know but don't want to admit to ourselves, namely: We're using more and more technology." The next question is, "Would you do an internet, email and texting 'ban' in your household?" Read more on Yahoo Shine.