American Daybreak|Technology Checkin Before Cheerios

RedTracker| “It used to be you woke up, went to the bathroom, maybe brushed your teeth and picked up the newspaper,” said Naomi S. Baron, a professor of linguistics at American University, who has written about technology’s push into everyday life. “But what we do first now has changed dramatically. I’ll be the first to admit: the first thing I do is check my e-mail.”

American households now log on before saying ‘good morning’ . Jim Wilson, NYTimesThe article raises a series of provocative issues around American families, including the notion that test messaging and Blackberrys are our new “blankies’. Obviously, adults are as tied to their ‘blankies’ as kids. Read: For Families Today, Technology is Morning’s First Priority.  via NY Times