That "need" to be connected all of the time is incomprehensible to me as well. In this world, simple peace and quiet can be hard to find. I value it and enjoy it whenever I can. Others I know can't stand it. They absolutely hate it if there isn't some kind of electronic noise filling the air. In a lot of ways, we're becoming like the Borg on Star Trek. High school is a pretty good description of it. "He said that she said..." Global gossip center where sounding and acting like a teenager is acceptable behavior for adults. IMO, that's the biggest thing this "connected" world is doing, turning adults back into children with big brother the self appointed babysitter.