Survey Finds Little Awareness of Technology in Young People

Survey Finds Little Awareness of Technology in Young People
Alex Morrison
  • 25 july 2007

A recent Reuters survey finds that most young people don’t really consider the role of technology in their lives, and that, according to them, they “don’t like it”.

This may seem strange considering the ubiquity of mobile phone and internet usage, but the point is that kids see the specific aspects of technology rather than the macro “concept” of it; they may talk about “downloading” or “burning”, “consoles” or “myspace”, but rarely does technology as a whole appear as a specified interest or concern.

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