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NEW MORNING PRAYER Our Hard Drive which art internal Volume C by name; Thy code be clean, Thy fonts be seen On screen as they are on paper. Give us this day our documents, And lead us not into fragmentation But deliver us our data Forever and Ever, Amen.
CURIOSITY is the MOTHER of ALL INVENTIONS
CAUSES OF VULNERABILITY BOREDOM AND CURIOSITY ABOUT TECHNOLOGY WITH NO PREMEDITATED INTENT URGE TO SEEK ACCEPTANCE, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND GRATIFICATION LACK OF AWARENESS OF CONSEQUENCES OF IRRESONSIBLE ONLINE BEHAVIOUR OVER EXPOSURE TO MEDIA
PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPACTS DEPENDENCY ON GADGETS LEADING TO ISOLATION AND DISCONNECT
IMPACTS 67% reported of using social networking sites before age 10 STUDY CONDUCTED BY AHAAN FOUNDATION Need to Introduce Age Appropriate Gadgets To Children
IMPACTS 64% reported having only 1 account, the rest reported multiple Accounts to avoid parents
IMPACTS 26% reported having more than 500 online friends. 36% reported that theyaccepted friend requests from strangers. 36% reported that they did not know all their friends in “real--life”.
IMPACTS EXCESSIVE DEPENDENCY ON GADGETS HINDERING LATERAL CREATIVE THINKING 46% of students between 7-17 years used multiple gadgets. The rest on an average had at least 1 personalized high-end gadget.
IMPACTS Gadgets and violent games causing aggression and the forever “Angry Bird Syndrome “
IMPACTS Constant exposure to violent content leading to L.F.T. Low Frustration Tolerance
OUR STRATEGEM • FOCUS ON A PREVENTIVE APPROACH TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE USAGE OF TECHNOLOGY • INITIATE A 24X7 HELPLINE TO CATER TO CASES RELATED TO CYBER SAFETY • ACTIVATE CLUBS AND IDENTIFY MENTORS AS CONTACT POINTS WITHIN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE ONLINE BEHAVIOUR • EMPOWER ADULTS THROUGH A DIGITAL LITERACY PROGRAMME • COLLABORATE WITH LIKE MINDED ORGANISATIONS TO FORMULATE COMMON STRATEGIES OF • INTERVENTION
OUR APPEAL • We strongly believe in mobilizing people towards collective action • Introduce age appropriate content on cyber safety in the computer science curriculum from STD V. • Every child under 16 visiting a cyber café to be accompanied by an adult with a photo identity card. • Every service provider to hand out information on cyber safety to its clients. • Ensure certification of online games to reduce violence and aggression in children.
To be a Responsible Netizen WE BELIEVE THAT THE POWER TO HANDLE TECHNOLOGY LIES WITHIN EACH ONE OF US LETS LIVE RESPONSIBLE LIVES…
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