Melissa Dahl, author of the article “Texters can’t walk in a straight line, study shows” published January 22, 2014 informs us of a new problem, texting and walking. A new study has shown that texting on your phone while walking actually changes someone demeanor, it causes people to walk slower and also making it harder to walk in a straight line. Some Australian researchers filmed 26 men walk while texting and once walking normally. It is shown that while texting the participants... [+] Read more
In what ways is the development of robotics technology analogous to the development of American culture? What does our development and use of robotics say about our cultural development? What are the advantages and perils of the combined technologies of robotics and the internet?
On Thursday November the 8th 2012 an article named ‘’Generation Text’’ was published in the CTV Montreal News. The article points out that today’s teenagers are becoming more and more depending on technology such as cell phones. They always have their cell phones in their hands at all time. Making it become an addiction, teenagers text while they’re eating, while going somewhere, even while they’re in class and now teens are starting to learn how to text without even looking at their phones! Unfortunately, their... [+] Read more
In his article titled, “Can the NFL make being there match what’s on TV?” Seah Leahy looks into the debate of whether it is better to go to the game, or to stay home and watch it on TV. He points out a few reasons why attendance in NFL stadiums has decreased over the past two seasons (2008 and 2009 in this case), namely the rapidly developing and improving technologies. He focuses on the advent of the RedZone Channel, which allows fans to watch the best games as they happen, and the available devices to watch games on, including HDTV’s and mobile devices, which allow convenient watching... [+] Read more