Tuesday, January 15, 2013 | Categories: Q Blog |
Would we be better off if we disconnected from our devices and re-connected with real-world human beings? Or do you feel more connected than ever before?
In The Big Disconnect: The story of technology and loneliness, Vancouver writer Giles Slade argues that technological developments are a big part of why we're increasingly isolated because the quality of online relationships can't replace the value face-to-face contact, while authors argue that our smart phones and social media if anything make us more interpersonally connected.
What do you think?