Closer Together, Further Apart: The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Parenting, Work, and Relationships
Digital technology has dramatically and permanently altered the ways in which human beings connect and communicate with one another. It has also created a new generation gap. For younger individuals, known as digital natives, connecting via digital devices is no different than in-person interactions. For their parents and grandparents, referred to as digital immigrants, this is just not the case. Can this generational divide be overcome? The answer may surprise you.