Tech Addiction, the price of “Always On”

The seemingly exponential growth of portable technology has sparked fears that people are becoming addicted or swamped by gadgets and their uses…One of the conclusions reached by experts was that “tech overload” is the price people have to pay for always-on communication, where the line between work and play has become blurred.

Read this article from the BBC. Previously from WNM: Is “Internet addiction,” addiction? and Work induced technology addiction.

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