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Does Technology Make Us Less Human? (VOA News)

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Does Technology Make Us Less Human?

By Elizabeth Lee

May 24, 2016 07:36 AM

LOS ANGELES - It is not unusual these days to see people eating together at restaurants, but not interacting with each other. Instead, they are looking down at their smartphones.

While some people fear what technology is doing to society and relationships, others say the ever-evolving technology is an improvement on life.

"One of the problems with technology is we often try to think about it is either monolithically good or bad and it's not. It's a tool," said Linda Burch of Common Sense Media, an organization that guides parents and children through the world of technology.


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