How Hip Hop Changed the Culture

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TECHNOLOGY TAKING CHILDHOOD AWAY FROM CHILDREN

In the present day world, the I.T. age, the age of computers, laptops, Androids, Blackberrys, I-pads etc. its impossible to see life without the use of some technology or other.

While Technology is indeed a boon and the revolution brought about in the industry has completely changed the way we live, there seems to be some major drawbacks like misusing the technology or addiction/fascination of latest gadgets etc.

Presently, a gadget is no more treated a helping device, but has evolved more as a status symbol and there is this fascination of having the best one in the market, whether one truly has the use of it or not.

And such fascination is not only in the youth or the adults, the children are more attracted towards the gadget world. We have barely come to a conclusion that how much of watching the television should be permitted to kids. Now we have a host of other issues like how much of internet is acceptable to kids?, how much just how much should a kid learn about and use the cell phones and tablets? The market for kids is much greater than those of grown ups. About 72 percent of iTunes’ top-selling “education” apps are designed for preschoolers and elementary school children. The market is flooded with electronic games and apps for the kids. On the surface things appear to be pleasing, The interactive apps, the educating apps etc. makes parents feel proud when a child responds to the screen. However, looking deep inside, how well do we know about what the children are actually learning or how are our children developing amidst these gadgets. Are we not experimenting? Is this not a trial and error method ? Have we not just accepted the technological evolution without knowing its long term effect on the future generation(s)?

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