Not long ago, books were considered the main source of knowledge. Although that still remains a fact, the rate at which students read books has fallen dramatically due to profound over-dependency on technology (internet and electronic gadgets). In the recent past before the invention of internet, students used to visit libraries to read. Instead, technology now presents a preferred alternative source of knowledge at fingertips. Does this mean institutional learning will soon lose relevance? Is this an early warning sign that social skills development is under threat? How can we optimize technology to build a realistic better future? When technology takes full control of our lives, is it right to say we are heading towards a path of destruction?