Posts by Naomi Pham

Naomi is a free-spirit writer hoping to make a meaningful impact on the world through her writing. Her current interest is in healthy living, mindfulness and newsletter creation. Follow her Twitter for daily takes on these.

How to Reduce the Harmful Impacts of Technology

“Today be thankful and think how rich you are. Your family is priceless. Your health is wealth. Your time is gold.” ~Unknown

The other day I read a science fiction story called “The Pedestrian” by Ray Bradbury. It’s about Leopard Mead, a citizen of TV-centered society, who enjoys walking at night.

The routine eventually lands him a cell in a psychiatric center because nobody understands why he does that. In the television-dominated city, people don’t walk. They’re too busy sticking their eyeballs to their screens.

I wonder if there will be a day when technology takes over us all, when …