Is digital technology making life worse or better? To know the answer to this and more such questions, read the following:
A Look at the Modern College Student
73% of the college students said that they cannot study without technology.70% of the students use keyboard to take notes. 65% students use digital devices to create presentations. It is a fact that students spent $13 billion on electronics in the year 2009.
Moms are 61% more likely to visit Pinterest than the average American and 38% more likely to become a fan of or follow a brand online. 3 out of 4 American moms visited Facebook during March 2012. About 1 in 3 bloggers are moms.
Digital claims to have more brain power but print has the brains, brawn and survival instinct. When it comes to weaponizing, print has a league of its own. Print also has the transportation advantage and the flame advantage as well.
An Illustrated Guide to Preparing for Death: Real Life vs Digital Life
To prepare for death in the real life, one needs money, a will, an executor, funeral arrangements, house insurance, bucket list, charitable donations, whereas to prepare for death in the digital life, one needs email accounts, social media accounts, digital will, online business, digital executor, online gaming, digital legacy and online friends.
Some future digital technology equipments expected to be introduced in cars include rearview cameras, inflatable rear safety belt, Toyota entune systems, Ford’s SYNC platform, Auto park system and intelligent vehicle system using advanced Wifi technology.
98% of college students own a digital device while 38% say that they can’t go more than 10 minutes without using a digital device. 1 in 4 students see videos of podcasts as study materials.46% said that they’d be more likely to read assignments if they were in a digital format.
The iPhone is the most popular type of Smartphone used by college students. 53% students own Smartphones whereas 47% students own a feature phone.77% college students use their mobile phone when they first wake up in the morning while 82% use it for school related activities or tasks. 85% college students use their phone when they are waiting in a line.
Only 10% of the population thinks that digital technology is making life on planet earth worse at the given time but 42% of the population thinks that it is too early to tell whether technology as a whole will make life better or worse.
7 out of 10 people feel that they are responsible for protecting their family’s online security while only 4 out of 10 know how to do so.1 in 4 people use the same password or a variation of it for all his/her accounts.
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