Thereâ€™s an old saying that cleanliness is next to godliness. As a child I was never quite sure what it meant but I always presumed that if one kept clean they would look better in the eyes of God. Today the word â€˜cleanlinessâ€™ could be replaced with â€˜connectednessâ€™ because many people seem to believe that being connected at all times has given them godlike powers â€“ another interpretation of â€˜godliness?’
My attention was drawn toÂ a recent articleÂ by one Jay L Zagorsky (a.k.a. The Eclectic Economist) who believed that constant connectedness was a â€˜bad idea.â€™ And he had a lot of good reasons for coming to that conclusion, most that I would concur with.
With the news that Facebook is pushing for low-cost Wi-Fi across India and Googleâ€™s Project Loon blanketing Indonesia with high-altitude balloon assisted Wi-Fi comes the realization that soon there will be no place on Earth free from a wireless connection of some sort.
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