Korean Government Will Intervene On Gadget Addiction, Starting With 3-Year-Olds

Gadgets and the Internet are big in South Korea. Really big, as this Associated Press story points out. Now “addiction” to the devices is enough of a problem that the government is stepping in. Officials plan to make mandatory classes for children as young as three (!) so the problem is dealt with early. This is the first line of the article: “Park Jung-in, an 11-year-old South Korean, sleeps with her Android smartphone instead of a teddy bear.” Yeah, that sounds like an issue. PhysOrg