By Andy Quintana |Staff Writer| Technology can make people lose focus of there surrounding. Here is an example. The San Francisco Gate reported the Sept. 23, shooting death of a 20-year-old man by a 30-year-old suspect, in an apparent random encounter inside a crowded Muni train. While the suspect allegedly waved his gun around, dozens of passengers remained engaged on their smartphones and tablets. Then he randomly shot and killed someone. We have become so dependent on our technology that we cannot even be aware of our surroundings. We aren’t even conscious when there is a gun just a few feet away. Student Danny Cruz agrees. “My iPhone is my life, my baby,” said Cruz. … [Read more...] about Is technology dumbing us down?