Thursday, December 23, 2010

People of the E-Book?

E-Books & Shabbat:  A provocative article in The Atlantic (courtesy of Jewish Ideas Daily) deals with the increasing encroachment of technology on the joys and rigors of a traditional Shabbat.
The migration of print media to the web and digital devices has stirred society to ponder many Big Questions: Is Google making us stupid? Has technology short-circuited our children's attention spans? Are we frittering away our lives gaping at smartphone screens? All this while the most obvious question goes unanswered: what will Jews read on the Sabbath?

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