“Why don’t they just Google it?” One YouTube commenter’s shallow solution to Kenan’s ongoing comedic issues left me equally puzzled. It left me wondering where society is headed as is travels with technology for its co-pilot and Generation-Y as its pilot.
In an alluring picture, reports often present gadgets like iPads and Smartphones as saviors of the time. If one observes the portrait from a perspective doused in complexity, society becomes a bit disappointing. The younger generation has been granted the convenience of research through the Internet. Individuals are becoming reliant upon the technology for the smallest concerns. While this could be described in a number of ways, the prominent concern is that society is evolving. Hands on problem solving has escaped, even those that are staged.
The days of gathering around an analog TV to watch Teenick have departed. The dawn of technological revolution has brought in illustrious, yet weakening tools to get jobs accomplished.
If the Kenan and Kel was aired on a regular basis, Kenan would probably be more than pleased to lament his prized line, “Why?!,” at the sight of sluggish kiddies running on electronic fumes. His onscreen buddy Kel would also proudly shout his noted phrase with a more developed approach, “Aw! here goes the future!”