2Technology Thats Not for the Faint of Heart – Now Playing in a Vehicle Near You
In-vehicle DVDs Yes, DVD players are distracting to the driver of the car in which they’re installed, especially if there are a couple of kids in the back seat. But have you ever driven behind a car with one of those things going? It’s really hard not to … Hey? is that Tinky-Wink … AAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!
3Technology Thats Not for the Faint of Heart – A Bridge Too Far
iPods If you turn up your iPod too loud, sure, you can damage your eardrums. But have you ever used the flywheel to find that perfect song while out for a walk or jog? The one that will inspire you to go that extra mile? Dang, where is “Walking on Sunshine”? Ah, here it is under Menu/Music/Artists/Katrina and the … AAAAHHHHH!!!!!!!
4Technology Thats Not for the Faint of Heart – Hot Technology
5Technology Thats Not for the Faint of Heart – Wholly Confused
6Technology Thats Not for the Faint of Heart – Here Be Dragons
GPSes Turn left. OK. This is great–no more fumbling for directions. Turn right. I’ll never get lost again–my sorry sense of direction wont be a problem anymore! Turn right. Um, there doesn’t seem to be a road here, but that nice lady is telling me to turn. The system must be smarter than me. OK, maybe I should turn. Turning … AAAHHHHH!!!!!
7Technology Thats Not for the Faint of Heart – Eye Candy
DVRs You mean, I can record all the shows I like? No matter what time theyre on? The Food Network cooking shows? The Home & Garden fix-it shows? The “Andy Griffith Show” and “Green Acres” on TV Land? “Kind of Queens” four times a day? “Wife Swap”? “The Apprentice”? “Survivor”? “The Biggest Loser”? “The Surreal Life”? Brain is … starting … to … slow … down. Not … sure … howw to spel so good no moore … must stop wachin … AAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!
8Technology Thats Not for the Faint of Heart – Playing with Fire
E-mail Its clear that sticks and stones hurt, but, contrary to the popular saying, words can be painful, too. Sarcasm, irony and a dry sense of humor are particularly dangerous in a communications vehicle without facial and tonal context. Not to mention the message you didn’t mean to sen … AAAAHHHHH!!!!!!