Disconnected in the Connected Age?

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Let me get one thing on the plate to start with; I am a technology geek and I really enjoy technology however on today, the 40th anniversary of the cell phone, I find that we are using the cell phone to hide in plain sight.  There is a real danger that future generations will not know how to communicate and connect in a human way.

More and more I see people of all ages sitting in restaurants staring at their smart phones rather than conversing.  When the do converse it is a very shallow conversation that has little relevancy to their relationship.  We need to have at least one day per week to disconnect from our toys.

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