Connected... who, me?!

Thinking about it, I would have to say that the vast majority of the hours in most of my days are spent connected to one electronic device or another. I wake up in the morning and turn off the alarm I'd set the night before on my iPhone, then reach for my iPad to retrieve my e-mail, scroll through my Facebook feed, and see what's happened in the world since I last checked in. ...more

Children and Technology: How much is TOO much?

The other night we watched a show about how much the world is depending on technology today. One of their examples were airplane pilots vs. the computers of auto pilot features. It said that on an average flight from Denver to London, the pilot has his hands on the controls for maybe three minutes. The rest is auto-pilot and up to the computers. Isn't that scary to think about? I would have a hard time trusting a pilot I didn't know personally to fly me, let alone trusting a computer to fly me across the world. ...more
Interesting post.  I am guilty of sticking my kids infront of tv or games to stop a tantrum or ...more

#NaBloPoMo Day 25: Plugged In

(Prompt) How much of the day are you plugged in? Do you consciously set aside offline time, or does it happen whenever it happens?...more

Plugged in

How much of the day are you plugged in? Do you consciously set aside offline time, or does it happen whenever it happens? ...more