Tune Into Your World, Tune out all Others

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Date: Wednesday, January 25th, 2006, 08:00
Category: iPod

An article in The Orlando Sentinel by Linda Shrieves (“Tune into your world, tune out all others“) asks if the iPod generation has effectively isolated themselves from society and potentially done irreparable harm to their communication skills.

When he left his home in Orlando, Fla., to attend New York University, Dante Lima quickly discovered a terrific use for his iPod, the portable music player that he and most of his fellow college students wear.
While walking down the streets of New York, Lima has found that when he wears his iPod headphones — known to iPod aficionados as “ear buds” — he can walk past the throng of sidewalk hucksters without being bothered.
“If you want to get away from them, just start listening to your iPod,” says Lima, 20. “They don’t approach people with headphones on.”

Read the rest of the article in The Orlando Sentinel.


An article in The Orlando Sentinel by Linda Shrieves (“Tune into your world, tune out all others“) asks if the iPod generation has effectively isolated themselves from society and potentially done irreparable harm to their communication skills.

When he left his home in Orlando, Fla., to attend New York University, Dante Lima quickly discovered a terrific use for his iPod, the portable music player that he and most of his fellow college students wear.
While walking down the streets of New York, Lima has found that when he wears his iPod headphones — known to iPod aficionados as “ear buds” — he can walk past the throng of sidewalk hucksters without being bothered.
“If you want to get away from them, just start listening to your iPod,” says Lima, 20. “They don’t approach people with headphones on.”

Read the rest of the article in The Orlando Sentinel.

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