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Technology and Touch: Finding Balance

  By MJ Ali It’s not in dispute: touch technology has a place in innovation, accessibility development, education, and recreation. This is the era of the smartphone, bringing online connection to the masses for the past eleven years. More people are able to access the World Wide Web every day, no computer necessary. This always-in-hand […]

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Technology and Touch: Reaching Out

By MJ Ali I went to a local restaurant with my sister the other day. We sat outside in a very large covered space, and nearly all the tables were full. Not unusual for this popular place, but here’s what was astounding: not one person was staring down at their phone. From teens to seniors, […]

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Technology and Touch: Beneath the Surface

by MJ Ali  Our first sense—touch—develops in utero. It’s also our strongest sense at birth. We don’t give it a second thought, but touch is phenomenally complex. Touch is crucial to navigating our world, making sense of objects and intentions, alerting us to danger and calming us when we’re stressed.  Not only do we react, […]

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