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DIGITAL REVOLUTION: Dumb on Smart: Is social media making us stupid? – By: Dhanpaul Narine

By: Dhanpaul Narine

The revolution is digitized. Are we a nation that has become dumb on smart gadgets?  Are we face-bookers that sit for hours staring at a screen where facetime, inbox, outbox, dropbox, and miles of sockets and dockets, have immersed us in a new vocabulary?

There are those that believe we’re hooked up, addicted and uneducated, and standing in corners glued to smart screens, as we invite internet apnea. Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at New York University. He uses the story of Babel in ‘The Atlantic’ to argue that we live in a fractured society, and says that Babel is a fragmentation of America.        Continue reading

Disconnect to Connect – By: Dhanpaul Narine

Disconnect to Connect

               By: Dhanpaul Narine

The Revolution is in our living rooms

and it is digitized!

There’s inbox, outbox, and dropbox

with miles of cables, sockets and dockets

And endless satellite links

to display websites in their thousands

 

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