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The Text Generation

In internet, media, Technology on August 10, 2009 by Editor Z

The Internet, cellphones, text messaging, and social networking sites have immensely altered how people interact, do business, and as the New York Times finds even the morning rituals.

For generations; staggering out of bed, going to the bathroom, and either vying for the shower or being seated together at the kitchen table with the house patriarch with a face veiled by the newsprint of the morning edition of the newspaper; as the mother darts about the kitchen in a discombobulated state, and the children scurry about. But since them the nuclear family has changed and so have morning activities, as family members increasingly find themselves immersed in their own personal digital universes either on their lap tops or in the palms of their hands (i.e cellphones, video games, and blackberries).

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