Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Janet Albrechtsen

Socialising in cyberspace, is it a good thing?

You sure feel old when you try to figure out why young kids spend hours each day on social networking sites, not to mention playing computer games. No doubt, the fast developing world of information technology is a sign of progress. Information at our fingertips. Instant communication. Friendships forged online. Interactive games, full of noise and colour, that test our responses and build vivid imaginations.

And yet intuitively, parents wonder how healthy it is for their children to spend hours enthralled by a two-dimensional world of computer games and cyber relationships.
More here.

Oh noes, Miranda Devine already beat Janet to the punch, thanks to Splice!

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