Tech Talks: Commercialization of the Holiday Season

Last week, we talked about how technology had changed the tradition of food during the Thanksgiving holiday. This week, we will be focusing upon the commercializations of the holiday season.

How has technology affected our family time and traditions? We talk about Black Friday and the upcoming tradition of Cyber Monday. We also talk about family traditions such as watching football or the Macy’s Day Parade. How has technology changed the way we look at Thanksgiving? Has the commercialization taken us farther from the meaning of the holiday, or has it just changed the way we spend time with one another?

Here’s what the Tech Talk Team had to say:


Hosts: Hannah Schineller, Michelle Tran, and Steven Lamp.