Family Time In The Age Of Ubiquitous Computing

Family Time In The Age Of Ubiquitous Computing
technology

Social scientists are examining the emotional impact the proliferation of personal media devices is having on our time with loved ones.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 3 may 2011

The escape offered by the proliferation of personal media devices has many questioning the impact on traditional “family time.” A modern family of four could be sitting together in the same living room while connected to four different realities, prompting academics to examine the paradoxical disconnect we experience while using the Internet and networking on social media sites.

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