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  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-wygant/are-smartphones-making-us_b_783750.html
  • http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/education/20wired.html
  • http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/education/20wired.html
  • http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/education/20wired.html
  • Intertwined
  • http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1711/older-adults-social-networking-facebook-twitter
  • http://www.dailywireless.org/2010/12/29/2010-ipad-sales-10m/
  • http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=&q=cloud+computing&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=http://www.ciozone.com/index.php/Cloud-Computing/IBM-Cloud-Computing-to-Contribute-$7-Billion-in-Revenue-By-2015.html
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    • 1. How Much Is Too Much?
      A Presentation By: Monty Bassin
      @montyb1990
      Image by: Robert Occhialin
    • 2. Image by: cayusa -- Flickr
      “Let's face it, today's enterprise technology world will drive you nuts.” – Wayne Rash, CTO Edge
      ‘Giving my kids Nintendo was like giving them the ultimate cocaine’ –Robin Williams
      “I really and truly believe that these smartphones should be nicknamed "stupidphones," because they're just making us dumb”. – David Wygant, Huffington Post
    • 3. Image by: visualoutdoors -- Flickr
      Technology has been integrated into our everyday lives, becoming natural to us
    • 4. It is part of our environment, like the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat.
      Image by: mrlins -- Flickr
    • 5. There has been an explosion in the use of mobile devices - some of the statistics are staggering.
    • 6. There has been an explosion in the use of mobile devices - some of the statistics are staggering.
    • 7. There has been an explosion in the use of mobile devices - some of the statistics are staggering.
      31% of US mobile phone owners have a smartphone as of December 2010
      The app virtual market is worth almost $7 billion and will balloon to nearly $30 billion by 2013.
      Image by: SJ Photography -- Flickr
    • 8. Many people are so addicted to their smartphones… so addicted that they can’t even put them down
      Image by: suita
    • 9. Even when they are driving…
      Image by: Alphabug -- Flickr
    • 10. ‘Those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day with such devices…’
    • 11. ‘Those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day with such devices…’
      Wasted Time?
    • 12. ‘Those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day with such devices…’
      Productive Time?
      Image by: Wwarby-- Flickr
    • 13. “I remember when I was growing up, the rule was, ‘Don’t call anyone after 10 p.m.,’ ” Mr. Adler said. “Now the rule is, ‘Don’t call anyone. Ever.’ ”
      Image by: Uggboy -- Flickr
    • 14. ‘When you go out on a date, go out on a date with an actual person. You don't need to be texting or sending video updates to people via your smartphone…
      …So drop your smartphone. Leave it at home.’ – David Wygant, Huffington Post
    • 15. Image by: Alan Levine-- Flickr
      Enjoy your surroundings… don’t stare at your screen.
    • 16. Image by: Ginnerobot-- Flickr
      Real life and our virtual lives are becoming increasingly intertwined…
    • 17. Image by: Monty Bassin -- Flickr
      And life is becoming more and more fake.
    • 18. Image by: Vaughan Davis
      And it’s not only Gen- Ys using social media, but social networking use among internet users aged 50 and older is now 42%, and drastically increasing!
    • 19. Where are people getting their money from?
      Image by: aresauburn -- Flickr
    • 20. Despite living in a society plagued with debt…
      Image by: NoHoDamon -- Flickr
    • 21. 2010 iPad sales exceeded 10 million units…
      Image by: Yutaka Tsutano -- Flickr
    • 22. Image by: Kexino -- Flickr
      And IBM has stated that cloud computing will contribute $7 billion in revenue by 2015
    • 23. Having said all of this, I admit to being a frequent and addicted technology user, and an early adopter who cannot wait to see what the future holds...
      Image by: tech1e -- Flickr
    • 24. But I am becoming increasingly aware and educated about the time needed away from technology!
    • 25. Are you ready for what the future holds?
      Image by: Kexino -- Flickr
    • 26. Image by: neonxaos -- Flickr
      All images are licensed under the Creative Commons Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 agreement and sourced from Flickr
    • 27. References and Interesting Articles
      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-wygant/are-smartphones-making-us_b_783750.html
      http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/20/education/20wired.html
      http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/20/fashion/20Cultural.html?_r=1&src=tptw
      http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=&q=cloud+computing&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=
      http://www.ciozone.com/index.php/Cloud-Computing/IBM-Cloud-Computing-to-Contribute-$7-Billion-in-Revenue-By-2015.html
      http://www.dailywireless.org/2010/12/29/2010-ipad-sales-10m/
      http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2009/03/have_gadgets_turned_us_all_into_lazy_morons-2/
      http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1711/older-adults-social-networking-facebook-twitter
      http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2009/01/is_too_much_of_your_budget_being_spent_on_tech/
      http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-20020818-266.html
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