The internet allows us to interact with people we have never seen or met.
What if you were not able to use your computer for more than one day, say on the weekend, or a week?
Could you have a no-computer-day once a month or a week?
I know I can, but don’t want to. I use the internet to discuss math topics on public and private forums, and other topics of interest, such matters of education, politics and economics.
Imagine the following scenario: You are on the road, say to work or to visit with a friend or a relative, and you realize that you left your cell phone home. How many minutes are you willing to drive back to retrieve it?
Would you drive back? Would you drive an hour to get your cellphone back?
The “phone” that Alexander Bell developed is no longer just a phone, it is a computer and a “digital” communication device with a large number of apps that connect the smart phone user to Facebook, Twitter and other services that help the user connect to the world.
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