15 High-tech Toys
virtual xxxxxxx (i.e., virtual reality)
UI (user interface)
contribute to
detract from
nostalgia / nostalgic

Are you on Trin’s or Ann-Li’s side?
Do you see a future for this relationship? How might either Trin or Ann-Li compromise for the other?
Why are so many people threatened by computers, the Internet, and virtual reality?
How “geeky” (high tech) is your lifestyle? (look at a, p. 68 in your textbook)
What kinds of activities do you engage in that involve computers or technology?
How much does technology contribute to or detract from your social life?
Look at the questions in the “Extra Activity” debate on p. 68 of your textbook.
Try to a imagine world before cell phones, the internet, How would your life be different? Many people say that they prefer to live in a pre-technology world. Do you agree? Discuss.
Where do you see technology going in the next 10, 25, or 100 years. Discuss with your group.
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