Are we really addicted to technology? – Big Think

Fear that new technologies are addictive isn’t a modern phenomenon.

By Freethink * 31 July, 2021

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Through smartphones, apps, and social media platforms we can now work more efficiently and connect in ways that would have been unimaginable just decades ago. But as we’ve grown to rely on technology for a lot of our professional and personal needs, most of us are asking tough questions about the role technology plays in our own lives.

Are we becoming too dependent on technology to the point that it’s actually harming us?

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