"Remember, technology is a great servant, but a terrible master."
- Stephen Covey, author of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Don't get me wrong, I love digital technology. The pixel revolution transformed how I photograph and propelled me to become a filmmaker.
However, I am concerned when it appears that for some people technology mediates daily existence.
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I was interviewed by GCTV about (d)evolution.
I invite you to consider the role technology plays in your life. Is technology your servant, or your master? Does technology make our lives better? Simpler? Easier?
Periodically staining your fingers with berry juice might be a good practice to foster perspective. Or, perhaps, just making something. A few generations ago, we were all makers.
Professor John Nordell teaches courses in the Visual and Digital Arts Program at American International College in Springfield, Mass. He blogs about the creative process at CreateLookEnjoy.com Instagram: @professornordell