RAM – A Video About Student Laptop Use

The following is a fun but challenging CGI video about how student laptops can become a bit “distracting” and maybe even create “dependencies.” We’re sharing it with our students and parents as part of a larger discussion of managing laptop use:

http://digitalmedia.massey.ac.nz/exposure/student.php?id=36

Here’s a quote from its creator:

RAM (Random Access Memory) is an animation about becoming too reliant and emotionally attached to your personal computer. It is an exaggeration of my research on recent trends of dependency and attachment found in children for their PCs, especially in the US and UK.

(Thanks for locating this, Colin!)

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