Educational Technology

July 23, 2010

Is ‘smart’ technology making us stupid?

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:35 am

By Margie Rigney, Georgetown News-Graphic

“The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.” — Sydney J. Harris I love my computer, I surf the Internet and I spend a lot of time on Facebook, e-mailing and writing. But this past month when my power supply cord broke, I was reminded of how much time I waste in the cyber world and I was forced to deal with things in person that I had previously dealt with online and it felt good. With all this technology you would think we would be getting smarter, but I know adults that don’t know their own phone numbers.

http://www.georgetownnews.com/articles/2010/07/06/opinion/doc4c31f4b8d4cb5552942015.txt

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