Five Unrealistic Expectations We Have of Our “Smart” Phones and Other Devices (and How to Get Back to Reality)
By Geoffrey Tumlin
Advertisements promise that the latest smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other gadgets will put blazing speed at our fingertips, enable us to multitask like an octopus, and ensure that we never miss a thing. Because new technology promises—and does—a lot for us, it’s no surprise that we’ve fallen in love with it. But in our enthusiasm for our new digital communication tools, we’ve lost sight of the people behind the tools. It’s time to turn that around.
Read about five unrealistic expectations that have emerged during the long honeymoon of the digital communication revolution and what we need to do to correct them.