MOBILE DEVISES ARE DANGEROUS for people who like to read. I’m now using one of these marvels of 21st century technology and I’m finding it very difficult to read electronic text only a few pixels high. Sure, it’s possible to increase the size of these miniature images but then you spend more time scrolling up and down and back and forth. Of course wrestling with the pages of very large Sunday newspapers back in the 20th century was also a challenge but at least I never struggled with reading all of the sections and inserts. (Someone just reminded me that newspapers are still with us.) How will constant miniaturized reading on mobile devices affect our children? It’s too late for me I’m already suffering. Where is the research? Google is flooded with the latest mobile device technology but there is little to be found on the web. Mike Masnick’s blog post dated May 2, 2006 Mobile Devices Destroying Our Eyesight is worth reading in larger print.
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