Tuesday, May 6, 2008

You Know You’re Addicted To Technology When …

You can’t sit through an entire movie without having at least one device on your body beep or buzz.

You think of the gadgets in your office as “friends”, but you forget to send your father a birthday card.

In computer shops, you eavesdrop on a salesman talking with customers, butt in to correct him and spend 20 minutes answering the customers’ questions,while the salesman stands by silently, nodding his head.

You say “digital compression” in a conversation without thinking how strange your mouth feels saying it.

You constantly find yourself in groups of people to whom you say “digital compression”. Everyone understands what you mean and you are not surprised
or disappointed that you don’t have to explain it.

You say “voice number” instead of “phone number” as the majority of phone lines in any house are linked to contraptions that talk to other

You back up your data every day.

On holiday, you read a computer manual and turn the pages faster than those who read John Grisham novels.

You go to trade shows and map out your path of the exhibit hall in advance.
But you can’t give someone directions to your house without looking up street names.

You would rather get more dots per inch than miles per gallon.

You are so knowledgeable about technology that you feel secure enough to say “I don’t know” when someone asks you a technology question instead of
feeling compelled to make something up.

You understand all these jokes.

If so, technology has taken over your life. We suggest you go lie under a tree and write a haiku. And don’t use a laptop.

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