Many young adults spend a third of their waking lives on their device.
"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."
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In the opening session of Techonomy 2012 today, Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick interviewed Ray Kurzweil, the futurist and transhumanist who has developed a cult following for his prediction of the merging of humans and computers.
One of the wonderful things about teaching through conversation is that we get to help our students unplug from the inputs they have customized to reinforce their own tastes, expectations and identities.