105_0564Today, Florida passed a law against driving and texting. When I wrote The Digital Pandemic, some folks said I wanted to to back to the horse and buggy days. I don’t (although one must pay a lot to ride in a buggy today) but we would have saved millions of lives if we knew of the need for seatbelts when Henry Ford first turned out the new-fangled technology called a horseless carriage.

So we need to evaluate and monitor the digital pandemic. Meanwhile, Japanese auto makers are including TV screens in the dashboards of new cars to allow drivers to watch their favorite TV shows while driving!

This shows the scrary side of unbridled capitalism combined with technology.