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Civility symposium delves into the technology gap between generations

Civility symposium delves into the technology gap between generations

A grinning teenage girl confesses to the camera in a YouTube video sponsored by the Howard County Public Library that she checks her texts and emails "an inappropriate number of times a day." With a quick laugh and a shrug, she seems to say, "Who doesn't?" The teen may epitomize the stereotype used by some adults to deride today's generation of teens and young adults for spending their waking hours staring at their smartphone, tablet and computer screens in lieu of face-to-face communication. But a question has arisen from criticism of the group dubbed Millennials — those born between 1980 and 1994 — and it's one the library system deems...

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