I am talking about the Walkman culture, PC culture, mobile culture, internet culture, laptop, iPOD, and now iPAD culture. These devices by nature are private. These are meant for one to one interaction between us and the device. But I also strongly believe that they are necessary in our lives. However, we have started using them replacing social devices like cinemas, radio and TV. Even at homes we listen to our music on iPOD. We see movies and other social content on PC / laptop. We have started spending more and more time with this devices, lessening the time we need to bond with our family. The content we watch is actually very appropriate for social viewing. However the nature of the device is private.
I use PC and internet for entertainment. I watch movies on laptop. I listen to music on PC or on iPOD. All these while being at home. Is there a necessity to do this? Yes and No. Yes, because I do not have an alternative, today's technology still does not allow to make it social (atleast easily). No because. I would love to watch the video and music and movie with my family.
What we need is some additional innovation in technology but also a... [continues]
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