Hello From the Other Side

According to a recent survey, half of teens think they’re addicted to their phones. A digital detox expert described some of the signs: “If your teens would prefer gaming indoors, alone, as opposed to going out to the movies, meeting friends for burgers or any of the other ways that teens build camaraderie, you may have a problem.” Earlier this week, my nine year-old son tip-toed downstairs around midnight to try to sneak the iPad. I caught him, immediately tweeted about his attempt, and went back to watching videos on my laptop. Hopefully, he learned a lesson.

+ “The park rangers at Death Valley National Park in California call it death by GPS. It describes what happens when your GPS fails you, not by being wrong, exactly, but often by being too right.” From ArsTechnica: Why do we follow digital maps into dodgy places?

Copied to Clipboard