Mobile phones have gradually become an accepted part of society. They follow us everywhere, from the toilet to the bathroom, car to work, or school. They are useful for storing information, however, with too much dependence on phones, could it be that this generation is experiencing some form of amnesia? How many people can from the top of their heads dial their parent’s numbers? The internet has basically been turned into a second brain especially among the youths.
How many people can from the top of their heads dial their parent’s numbers? The internet has basically been turned into a second brain especially among the youths. So connected and addicted to their phones that they cannot think! Any little thing you hear “Google knows best” just to solve a problem. Here are 5 things that show you are having digital amnesia.
1.You store all your data on your phone, laptop or other technological devices.Remembering passwords such as ATM passwords, your email password become items for your phone to store, as all information is stored on your device. Once it misplaces, you panic and enter a period of paranoia.
2.You spend an excessive amount of time with digital media instead of indulging in other activities.Your friends go out and you spend all your time connected to your phone.
3.You are socially alienated. You rely on online networking sites to communicate with others. This makes you awkward when you interact face-to-face, as you cannot hold a proper conversation, yet you are the life of the party when you are online.
4. There is a decline in productivity. If you observe an adverse impact on your work, in terms of forgetfulness, unfinished tasks, forgotten responsibilities, etc., it’s time to check how much time you spend on gadget use.
5. You are unable to imagine a technology-free zone i.e. a few hours of the day without the phone, laptop, tablet, a Wi-Fi connection or any other form of technology drives you up the wall, you become moody.