Use them only from tablets or the home computer — for limited periods of time. Are our lives easier, or more complicated with all this excess technology? One thing I always say is that the Internet makes friends of enemies and enemies of friends — and these dynamics have drama written all over them.
Is it better or worse for a relationship to allow acquaintances to watch and comment on the goings-on in your home?
Great technology just needs to work! Or so we were told. If six digits becomes too simple, make it eight. I feel very strongly that technology can be used to simplify and make our lives much easier.
Think about Internet security or the lack thereof which can result in massive security breaches and identity theft. It is the nature of the technology industry in this day and age and if we are not careful, it can easily overwhelm us. For example, professionals used a simple Rolodex or address book to keep track of the people who mattered most to them.
Are we better off now than before technology became so all encompassing? Is technology making life more complicated? And if you went on a long vacation, you could always bring or buy lots of film.