Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Put Down the iPhone, Frodo.

This is unusual:

Some commentators on the constant quest to be connected who really sort of like it. An excerpt:

On balance, we regard mobile devices as powerful tools that enhance our lives. Sure, some folks overdo it. But as with food, fashion, and exercise, one person’s excess is another’s necessity. Even for the workaholic, a “CrackBerry” can provide a lifeline to the office, a tether that allows him to float in the ether while avoiding the stress of being cut off from decisions that may require his input.

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