We're letting technology turn us into rude, thoughtless zombies
Published 10/09/2013 | 05:00
The world is in the midst of a technological revolution that is threatening to spawn a generation of bad-mannered digital devils.
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.