I caught this short interview on the Big Think website just this week - even thought the interview was taped back in November of last year (2010). William Powers - Technology & Media Writer speaks about "The Disconnect of Being Perpetually Connected". There is some insightful thoughts about how connected we are to our technology, well some of us at least. And William shared how some are disconnecting from their technology addiction even for short times.
You can read the transcript from this interview on the Big Think website here: "The Disconnect of Being Perpetually Connected"
William Powers' first book is "Hamlet's BlackBerry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age" (HarperCollins, 2010).