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We're letting technology turn us into rude, thoughtless zombies

Published 10/09/2013 | 05:00

It is the norm now when in company to be distracted by some device
It is the norm now when in company to be distracted by some device

The world is in the midst of a technological revolution that is threatening to spawn a generation of bad-mannered digital devils.

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Our lives are being ruled by hand-held devices and we are scrambling to keep up with the mesmerising number of new gadgets influencing our communication habits and day-to-day household routines.

It is the norm now when in company to be distracted by some device that is going ping, ping, ping, or vibrating annoyingly in someone's pocket.

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