TechnoStress Highlights


A TECHNOLOGICAL HOUSE DIVIDED:

Maintaining Family Cohesion in the Insular, All-Consuming Digital Age. The authors of TechnoStress provide a framework for how families can survive and flourish during the PC generation.

ALL WORK AND NO PLAY:

Telecommuting and the Home-Based Business are Blurring the Boundaries between Work and Downtime. Weil and Rosen offer solutions on how to successfully separate work from play.

TURNING OFF AND DROPPING OUT:

Why Many People are Choosing to Rid Themselves of Computers, Answering Machines and other Electronic Gadgets for a Simpler Life. Weil and Rosen discuss the frustrations and fears of living in a digital world, and talk about the emergence of anti-technology groups such as the Lead Pencil Club and Neo-Luddites.

IT'S EIGHT O'CLOCK, DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR CHILDREN ARE?:

How Parents Can Educate Themselves About the Perils and Pleasures of the Online World. Weil and Rosen talk to parents about the Internet and teach them what they should know when it comes to their children's online activities at home and at school.

STOP THE INSANITY:

How to Combat "Information Overload" and "Multi-Tasking Madness." Weil and Rosen offer advice on how to cope with the onslaught of information and frenetic pace of our technological world.

CAN WE TALK?:

So many ways to communicate, so little communication.Weil and Rosen discuss how today's faceless forms of communication go against the basic human need to connect in person.

MINE'S BIGGER THAN YOURS...:

How to deal with "machine machismo." Weil and Rosen comment on how people are "flexing their RAM" as a way of competing in today's high-tech society.

GOODBYE PAPERLESS, HELLO CLUELESS:

What ever happened to the concept of a "paperless society?" Weil and Rosen examine the myth of computers creating a world in which we wouldn't need paper... and wouldn't need to save hard copy of every e-mail we receive.


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