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Anyone who owns a smartphone knows how easily you reach for it in a moment of boredom, or because you’re convinced you heard
Imagine how society initially reacted to the introduction of the motor car, or the TV set. These things are now fully, and warmly, embraced like a family member and regarded as the social norm.....but what about the impact of technology on human emotions?
And what of the endless spinning of messages and comments and demands? If we fidget with our every thought to kill time, are we destroying all those moments which really matter, passing the spinning to everyone around us like a fidgety, blurring virus?
The first two days of being without a phone were euphoric. I felt rogue, emboldened - I became a productive, uninterrupted human being. (This is mainly because being without phone relieves you of lots and lots of chores.)
I have to be honest, I am not a big fan of my iPhone. Most of the time uninterrupted use of my phone causes anxiety for and delayed responses in my relationships. It's overwhelming to be constantly digitally engaged.
The British public has an addiction problem, it's increasing all the time and it costs us a fortune each year. We are of
The president of a well-renowned Japanese university has told students they should give up their "poisonous" high-tech phones
The Pope has issued a warning to young people that they're wasting 'too many hours on futile things' like smartphones, daytime
My name is Cynthia, and I am a self-confessed addict. I have an addiction to my smartphone. It's the first thing I look at in the morning, and the last thing at night, and I just can't function without it. So much so, that my hubby has suggested I seek rehab as he simply no longer wishes to compete with it!