To say that we are the most over stimulated generation in the history of the world would be a gross understatement. The myriad sources from which we can collect and enjoy data, visual entertainment, and text-based content are bringing us all to a new point of information absorption and redefining the information age. As more and more people use multiple devices, security risks rise, as well.
Today, consumers from all over the globe are spending hours per day looking at one screen or another, and if people thought the tube television was enticing just think about what we have today.
We are the generation of a multi-tasking multi-screen world, where tablets, smartphones, televisions, and computers all clamor for our attention and feed us more than we can handle. So since you’re on one of these right now, take a look at this infographic, which serves as a wonderful guide to the world of multi-screen distractions, and provides a succinct breakdown of each device and how they work together to form the “meshing” and “stacking of screen based devices that is happening today.
From those that tweet live reactions to new episodes of a popular television show, to the news junkies that are reading deeper into a topic on their smartphones while their favorite anchor speaks about it on the their television.
There’s food for thought and a lot to learn about the electronic ecosystem connecting all our favorite devices. So take a look at “Multiscreen World,” but then maybe, put your screens down for a little bit and enjoy some outside air.
Nick Rojas is a business consultant and journalist based in Los Angeles, CA. You can follow him on Twitter @NickARojas.