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It is fantastic being able to immediately connect to the net from anywhere. You do not even need an old-timey computer anymore; many mobile devices can browse the internet. At a glance, this looks great! Immediate internet available on small devices everywhere you go. Turns out, that instant accessibility is not so good, it's transforming our minds and society for the worse. One day , I stumbled across a troubling picture online. At a surface level, the image is comparatively harmless. It reveals a happy family of five enjoying some drinks at Starbucks while utilizing various computer products. However, at a deeper level, this picture is really troubling. Another troubling observation I made about the picture is that it shows two children, all (likely) under the age of 12, along with a baby are all using their very own, private mobile computers that are capable of accessing the net. Yes, iPhones and iTouches are computers which also have mobile music or a phone attachment. Two of the kids show that they obviously understand how to use their computers; the jury is still out on the baby. They have their own, personal computers available wherever they move and are fully capable of using them. They've been increased to adopt computers. These children likely grew up surrounded by computers because the day they were born. In 1989, 15% of families had a computer, 22.8% had computers at 1993, and 51% had a minumum of one computer in 2000 (Carroll). The oldest child appears to be about twelve years old, which means he is more than likely to have had a computer in his home for his whole life. Combined with their parents' love of Apple products, it is extremely likely the kids were (and are) smothered with computer produ...