Article in The Independent  : “The industry mailing list brain will adapt to any environment that affects it; the cyber world of the 21st century is offering an unprecedented environment; as a result, the brain may be adapting in unprecedented ways. Writing for the Daily Mail  , Greenfield was more specific about the nature of these brain changes: "Attention periods are shorter, personal communication skills are industry mailing list , and there is a marked reduction in ability. to think in an abstract way ». Elsewhere Greenfield alludes to the idea that technological change is also industry mailing list for high rates of ADHD and autism. And in 2013 he published his first novel, 2121 ,
a dystopian story about the industry mailing list effects of the Internet set in the year indicated by the title. Writing for New Statesman magazine , Helen Lewis suggested that it was perhaps the worst work of fiction ever written.  “It's devastating, you turn the pages and absolutely nothing happens. The procession of characters simply serves to tell the reader how much their lives have been affected by industry mailing list technologies. Fear of technology reached new heights in 2012  ,
with a front-page article in Newsweek entitled “iBogeria. Panic. Depression. Psychosis. Connection addiction is reshaping our brains, ”and illustrated with the image of a young man wringing his hands and shouting. The author, Tony Dokoupil, quoted some astonishing statistics: "The average teenager processes the industry mailing list amount of about 3,700 texts a month, twice as many as in 2007," and selectively commented on the opinions of a handful of experts. , such as Peter Whybrow of UCLA, who described the computer as "electronic cocaine " . The message of the article was very clear: the industry mailing list and social media made us more stressed, lonely, and depressed.