Dr Le is excited to go to Vancouver this September to meet and collaborate with Cris Rowan, Canadian pediatric occupational therapist, biologist, international speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed book Virtual Child.
Dr Huu Kim Le of cgiclinic.com computer, gaming and Internet health awareness website, discusses potential parenting strategies and considerations with the new cultural phenomenon Pokemon Go.
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Having trouble restricting your child’s video game time? Well you are not alone. More and more, modern day parents are finding this a common family struggle. Even Elon Musk, founder of Paypal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX suffers from this parenting dilemma. With an estimated net worth of US$12.7 billion (83rd wealthiest person in the world), Musk admits having difficulties limiting his 5 children from excessive video game use (he has 1 set of triplets and 1 set of twins).
“An epidemic is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.”
Could Virtual Reality (VR) bring about the next “Technology Epidemic”? Headset technology in itself is not a disease anymore than air or blood is a disease (but they can carry air borne or blood borne diseases). However, past introductions of new technology have brought upon spikes of injuries and health hazards, subsequently creating new cautions and warnings of side effects.