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Tech Tuesday: Virtual Distance, Persuasive Technology, Gadgets

11 am

Ever go to a restaurant and see a couple sitting across from each other completely engrossed in their phones and barely interacting? Our phones and tablets have become such an important part in our lives that we may not be aware that they can be affecting our personal relationships. We discuss virtual interaction and how it is redefining human interaction. Plus, how our smart phones and social media are influencing our habits.


  • Dr. Karen Sobel-Lojeski, assistant professor, Technology and Society at Stony Brook University
  • Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, Business Reports at MIT Technology Review
  • Russell Holly, contributing editor to AndroidCentral.com