"Within a single generation, digital media and the World Wide Web have transformed virtually every aspect of modern culture, from the way we learn and work to the ways in which we socialize and even conduct war. But is the technology moving faster than we can adapt to it? And is our 24/7 wired world causing us to lose as much as we've gained? In Digital Nation: Life on the Virtual Frontier, FRONTLINE presents an in-depth exploration of what it means to be human in a 21st-century digital world."-- Frontline website.
General Note: In English with optional video description; closed-captioned.Originally produced for public television broadcast on February 2, 2010.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Distracted by everything -- 2. What's it doing to their brains? -- 3. South Korea's gaming craze -- 4. Teaching with technology -- 5. The dumbest generation? -- 6. Relationships -- 7. Virtual worlds -- 8. Can virtual experiences change us? -- 9. Where are we headed?.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directors of photography, Sam Shinn, Stephen McCarthy ; edited by R. A. Fedde ; music, Joel Goodman.
Participant or Performer Note: Correspondents, Douglas Rushkoff, Rachel Dretzin.