The amount of adults, children, and youth spend watching tiny screens–smart phones–medium screens–tablets and laptops–and big screens–television/cable have made a splash in social and mainline media in the past year. Too much time watching all sorts of screen, according to experts who use the vocabulary of “addiction,” “dependency,” and “passivity,” has led to claims that too much screen time leads to physical and mental dysfunction such as obesity and alienation from people and reality.
Of course, cartoonists have never been shy in probing at national obsessions . Here are some cartoons that get at technological obsessions. Enjoy !