As we probably all know from watching ‘Digital Nation’ and paying (some) attention, South Korea seems to have a serious problem with internet nuts. Inter-nuts? Anyone so ‘addicted’ as to be unable to leave a computer for a single day without pangs of agony needs, in my opinion, to grow up — I’m an avid geek and lover of computers and technology in general, but I can go without for a while without being too bugged.

It’s annoying to go without the usual luxuries, yes, but perhaps their ‘addiction’ rates are stemming from an underlying cultural thread that originated with a specific historical event? I can’t reasonably point it out due to a lack of knowledge about South Korea’s past, but Japan changed a lot after World War II… It might be a similar phenomenon here.