Should technology companies proactively warn their consumers of the ill effects of excessive use of technology?

We are all quite familiar with the advantages that computers and the internet bring in our lives. Its effect on our productivity, connectivity with our friends and family, improving our knowledge base and the quality of entertainment etc, are well documented and well articulated by technology marketers. A PC for every family and child is a reality that should be worked at and its importance is not questionable or debatable.

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At home with computers

Published in ‘Times Computing’ India on 11th October 2000 Computers have a pervasive presence in our lives and in today’s context, can be viewed almost as a necessity. The many uses of a computer can be used to good effect by every member of the family – grandparents, the parents and yes, mainly the kid Nothing epitomises modern life better than the computer. If many of us were asked what

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