TED Talk Reflection Paper: Why our Screens Make Us Less Happy

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According to the well-researched topic presented in this TED Talk by Adam Alter, the hours we spend on our tablets, laptop screens and smart phones are making us more miserable by robbing us of our valuable time. He begins the TED Talk by giving the example of Steve Jobs who introduced the world to the life-changing devices such as the iPad and iPhone. Despite having created these phenomenal gadgets, he revealed in an interview that his children were not allowed to use them. Steve Jobs had realized early on the negative impact that technology had on people’s lives, thus decided to limit his children’s use of gadgets.