What you think…
The article on the mountain guide, Mamta Rawat (The woman who saved 500 lives’, September 5), was an incredible read. Her heroic act [in safely taking children, tourists and pilgrims down the mountain over three days during torrential floods] shows what a difference sacrifice and determination can make.
Last week, whenmy smartphone went dark and my PC fell prey to a virus, I was left with no choice but to endure the unbearable consequence – a life without gadgets.
Fortunately, the phase lasted for only a few days. But when I read the article on digital detoxing (‘Girl unplugged’, September 5), I realised that in today’s fast-paced world, technology has become so integral to our lives that we spend hours in the virtual world without feeling the need for any physical interaction with our loved ones or society in general.
It is then I conceded that I, too, need a digital detox. It would be quite refreshing and may even teach me a thing or two about controlling that urge to check my phone every other second.