A US judge Thursday threw out a long-running challenge to Google’s massive book-scanning project in a decision that could transform copyright law in the digital age. Federal Judge Denny Chin dismissed the case which dates back to 2005, saying Google…
Digital stress? Does such a thing really exist?
For some people, it may be an alien concept. Think about these lines.
- I thrive on stress.
- I am totally attached to my computer/iPad/iPhone that I will be more stressed if I do not have them with every waking hour.
- It is imperative – both professionally and personally – that I stay connected all the time.
- I enjoy being online all the time. There is no way it can stress me out.
- I have mastered the “art” of multitasking.
You are probably no stranger to those statements. You may have uttered them yourself. However, it might be time for you to consider that this digital life we’re living can be a source of stress and that it can have negative consequences.
Technology can either be a boon or a bane, depending on how it is used. I suppose hardly anyone will say out loud that they are addicted to digital devices, but it seems that the dangers of this kind of addiction are very much real.
In a recent study conducted by dnx, a digital marketing agency, the terms techno-addict and digitally dominant have come up, both referring to individuals whose lives revolve around communication via text, email, video calls, and other digital means. ((Source))