“I think therefore I text message…”

/ 23 June 2004

Interesting article in the Toronto Star, noting some characteristics of this generation of teenagers:

"Regardless of what you do with your addiction to communicate, one thing is certain, the willingness to passively stand back and let others shape your world for you is no longer the most obvious option."

People have been debating whether or not digital technologies increase passivity or active engagement -- mostly, I go with the latter. This article tends to confirm my biases!