The Empty Chair

There was a time when people read books. In fact people still do, but the trend among the young and future generation is changing. Is it a good change? Perhaps it would be prudent to think and see. Imagine a … Continue reading

Human Touch or iTouch

“What would you think if a robot showed up with your food?” This is the question I asked Ross and Kelly, a young couple in a Newark, New Jersey airport restaurant. “Oh, interesting,” answered an intrigued Kelly. “No thanks,” disagreed … Continue reading

The Smartphone: A Double Edged Sword

Technology, the work-saving redeemer of previous centuries, seems to be backfiring. As workers become more dependent on the modern equivalent of the steam engine, the smartphone, one should presumably find more time for recreation, rest and family interaction. After all, … Continue reading