More than four years ago I ditched owning cable. Around two years ago I got rid of my TV altogether as I realized I never used it. Along with going car-free, removing TV has easily been one of the best choices I’ve made: I can consciously say I am more focused, productive and awake/in the moment than I’ve ever been.
There continues to be a slew of those who cling to the past not just in the media and marketing world, but sadly also in academia. And yet, with the spread of any new technology: from the introduction of the telephone to the advent of the car, there have been those who freak out because they misunderstand it.