life before technology http://michiganradio.org en Writers Series: Before Tech with essay by Keith Taylor http://michiganradio.org/post/writers-series-tech-essay-keith-taylor <p>For our series Before Technology, we asked Michigan writers to share their thoughts on life before smart phones, the internet and social media.</p><p>Keith Taylor is a Michigan poet and writer. He describes the benefits of technology when we&rsquo;re far away from home.</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:25:20 +0000 Mercedes Mejia 5786 at http://michiganradio.org Writers Series: Before Tech with essay by Keith Taylor Life Before Technology, with essay by Susan Hutton http://michiganradio.org/post/life-technology-essay-susan-hutton <p>We&#39;ve been asking Michigan writers to share their thoughts on life before technology, the internet and social media.</p><p>Susan Hutton is a Michigan writer and poet. Before having twins, she had some idea of what parenting would be like -- along with the fears and struggles that come with it.</p><p>In her essay, Hutton tells us about parenting in the age of cell phones.</p><p><em>Michigan Radio wants to hear from you. If you are a writer and have something to say about life before technology, send us an email with your idea to storyideas@michiganradio.org</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Dec 2011 21:58:05 +0000 Mercedes Mejia & Jennifer White 5445 at http://michiganradio.org Life Before Technology, with essay by Susan Hutton Life Before Technology, with essay by Natalie Bakopoulos http://michiganradio.org/post/life-technology-essay-natalie-bakopoulos <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Technology surrounds us. It seems we&rsquo;re always connected to something&hellip;the internet, cell phones and social media. It can be difficult to unplug sometimes.</p><p>As part of our series Before Tech, Michigan writers share stories about their relationship to technology.</p><p>Today, writer Natalie Bakopoulos tells us about her college days, before the phenomena of social media.</p><p>She is an English professor at the University of Michigan.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 22:35:06 +0000 Mercedes Mejia 5068 at http://michiganradio.org Life Before Technology, with essay by Natalie Bakopoulos