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Perhaps a couple of decades ago, someone like Google Chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt would have been urging college graduates at their commencement to turn on computers, learn the latest technology, spur us forward.This being now, Schmidt instead suggested to graduates at University of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Mellon University that they turn off their computers and experience real life every now and again.You read that right, the CEO of the biggest company in, well, ever, which makes its money off the Internet, told a bunch of 20-somethings that they should get away from that glowing screen — even the small ones on their cell phones — every now and again. At Carnegie Mellon, he said: You should... Read more...