Is there such a thing as too much technology?

Jeriann Watkins

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When new technology becomes available to the public, it is often met with trepidation by those who feel it’s unnecessary or even hindering. Typically, younger generations embrace technology while older people scorn it, but of course, this is not universal. The “Internet of Things” (IoT) or the growing trend to have internet connectivity in traditionally non-tech devices such as clothing, accessories, and home appliances, offers a lot of benefits to people of all generations.  For example, being able to track your health data and fitness information is useful to young millennials trying to be fit, as well as older individuals who need to monitor specific health concerns. Despite the media’s fixation on highlighting differences between generations, baby boomers and millennials have a lot in common, even when it comes to technology. Baby boomers were the first generati... (more)