A conversation about the ‘app generation’

Did you ever wonder how life will be different for your children because they never lived in a world without apps? There may be good reason to wonder.

The conversation that follows is one with Katie Davis, assistant professor in the University of Washington’s Information School. She is also co-author of the book, The App Generation, which discusses the challenges and benefits for a generation that is so plugged in.

This conversation was for the story in Sunday’s edition. The audio isn’t great, but her parts are clear enough that I think you’ll come away better educated on the implications of so much technology.

One thought on “A conversation about the ‘app generation’

  1. What will they do during a prolonged power outage if they don’t develop strategies beyond their smart phone and apps?
    What survival techniques do they have compared to the generation before them?
    Sharon

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