I am immobile:The screen is my prison cell.How do I get out? Copyright Dennis Cortes 2021
The Technological Society
Jacques Ellul (author of The Technological Society) wrote the following around 50 years ago: But man himself is overpowered by technique [read: technology] and becomes its object. The technique which takes man for its object thus becomes the center of society; this extraordinary event… is often designated as technical civilization… Technical civilization means that our…
Is Reading Better Than Listening or Watching?
Neurological studies show that, as we learn to read, our brains undergo extensive cellular changes that allow us to decipher the meaning of words with breathtaking speed and enormous flexibility. By comparison, gathering information through audio and video media is a slow and cumbersome process. – Nicholas Carr in “The Rapid Evolution of Text”
Taking a Sabbath from Technology
Overwhelmed by technology? Suffering from information overload? Here’s the CURE!
Everything’s Amazing, Nobody’s Happy
So true, so true!
iPhones Have Consequences
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