Virtually every week I read at least one article or blog post about the influence of technology on our culture.
Just this morning I read one post that defended some positive impacts of technology, and specifically, social media. And I watched a video that was quite entertaining, but of little redeeming value (is this really a good use of 1-1/2 minutes of my time and the best use of one day in the producer’s life?).
We do well to heed the satirical warning in this advertisement for Tim Challies’ upcoming book:
And we do well to heed the clear admonition about the brevity of value in technology and the long-term detriment it might be to our souls from John Piper:Vodpod videos no longer available.
As always, when technology is considered, let the buyer beware.