October 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Waging War on our Children: How our children are becoming the casualties of the high-tech pursuit of marketshare

The New York Times recently reported that many technology executives PAY EXTRA to send their kids to schools that don't have any screens - NONE!  As one  person in the…

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Added by Karen Sobel Lojeski on October 26, 2011 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Why Children Still Need to Play - With Each Other, Parents and The Real World

Virtual Distance is everywhere.  And it is creeping into our home lives more and more.  As many of you know, my research is heading in the direction of understanding how screen time/technology creates Virtual Distance among kids.  In many conversations I have, people 'know' this in their head, but think…

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Added by Karen Sobel Lojeski on October 18, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

A Poignant Reminder

With the loss of Steve Jobs, there are likely to be hundreds, if not thousands of books, articles, documentaries, and more about his life and times.  It’s likely that everyone has his or her own “Apple” story.  I can remember when I was newly out of college my first large-scale programming project was done on a Lisa…

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Added by Karen Sobel Lojeski on October 6, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

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