How Much Is Too Much?

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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
  • How Much Is Too Much?

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

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