The following tweets are from Professor John Pfaff’s Twitter feed. The author of Locked In, a book about the true causes of mass incarceration, recently found a 30-year old Apple computer in his parents’ attic! He turned it on and a message flashed on the screen asking him if he wanted to restore a saved […]
The battle over screen time is constant in our house. It’s very difficult to set boundaries and stick to them. Sometimes, I’m just too tired to go to war over the iPad. But, studies show that kids are getting 400 percent more screen time than they should and what it’s doing to their brains is […]
According to a new study by Nielsen Generation X spends more time on social media than any other generation including Millennials. Xers spend nearly 7 hours per week on various networks versus Millennials, who come in second, at just over 6 hours per week. Moreover, it’s primarily Gen X women. They spend 25 percent of their time online is on […]
A Guest Post About Generation Z and Technology by Jana Rooheart Technology offers such a variety of options it boggles the mind. The Internet is full of futuristic predictions about what the education will look like next year, in five, ten years’ time. iPad for every student or “bring your own device” school policy are […]
TeenSafe, the world’s leading parental monitoring technology service, has blacklisted apps for teens — five in all. Known as hidden or vault apps they fly under the radar. For example, an app used for sexting can be disguised as a calculator. An app that encourages the hookup culture can be disguised as an every day mobile […]
Bloop. Bloop. With Atari’s release of Pong, Gen X becomes the first generation to interact with digital technology at home for fun.