This Documentary Discusses “What We Lost As A Result Of Technology

Jul

5

2017

Without exaggeration, gatherings in public places such as cafes, restaurants, private events or family gatherings are a set of faces on their smartphones or tablets. The most important question now is “Is there a way out of this situation in the near future?”

The short documentary “Online is the New Luxury” discusses some moves around the world to limit the use of continuous technology and how to reduce its damage.

The film begins by asking the fundamental question, “What have we lost as a result of the increasing reliance on technology and on this digital world?

In a world where we can communicate across different social platforms and send messages to almost anyone on this planet, the answer to that question will be simple.

We have become more disconnected from each other than ever before, and we have lost the gift of social interaction, the intimacy of eye contact, the art of conversation and the grandeur of living at the moment.

In an attempt to break the impasse, the film highlights an increasing number of products and services that are trying to correct this path, such as some projects that try to block digital signage in public.

Virtually every place on the planet has digital signals. The film takes us on a trip to Sri Lanka where Google provides free Wi-Fi through balloons and satellites.

The film will discuss how big companies then use data to target the population of these countries through advertising and generate new opportunities for profit.

The film does not detract from the positive aspects of an interconnected world through technology, but at the same time warns of its potential flaws that must be looked at with insight.

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