Letters: Apr. 17, 2006

The Kids Are All Wired

Our peek over the shoulders and into the minds of the multitasking generation connected with e-mailing, IMing, Web-surfing youth who defended their do-it-all-at-once lifestyle as the new norm. But some readers cautioned that kids need to unplug once in a while to preserve their humanity

TIME's report on my generation's multitasking [March 27] hit the nail on the head. I can get so absorbed in Facebook, e-mail, TV and iTunes that when I'm home from college, I forget I have a family downstairs. By the way, I turned off my TV and shut down my computer...

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