Sunday, April 04, 2021

Kansas City Spring Screen Time Testimony

This EXCEPTIONAL bit of local writing offers a nice distraction from downbeat news on escalating crime, increasing partisan divisions and the continued threat of COVID variants.

Here's a glimpse at local Springtime hope away from the Internets . . . Read more:

It's Springtime In Kansas City. Can We Look Up From Our Phones Now?

My fellow adults, we have a problem. Our screentime is out of control. It's a problem I once observed from a comfortable distance because I was shockingly late to the smartphone party. There was nothing noble about my reluctance. At least, not at first. I'm just cheap.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Interesting and completely novel take on society.

Anonymous said...

i had a flip phone until 7/2016. It could flip vertical or horizontal with full key board. When you can feel the buttons press down, less typos.

Anonymous said...

of course smaller and easier to carry around.

Anonymous said...

i really only use the data for maps occasionally. I do not mind getting lost and seeing if i can my way back without using it or the data.

Anonymous said...

ALways hated all the preloaded apps. I have only downloaded 3, use very rarely, only when can hook up to a home internet. Got really annoyed when felt facebook was nudging me to download their app which i do not believe i have either unless it preloaded somewhere.

Anonymous said...

It is a maze to find anything on smartphone, and when find option to change how long before shuts off automaticallly and have to enter password again, usually when on highway, can not find it again.

Anonymous said...

always forget to get it when leave house, bc generally won't use it anyway.

Anonymous said...

i even resented flip phone, why should i be available to answer someone's call at every moment.

Anonymous said...

Can't get a new battery because no longer can open remove yourself and have to get a new phone?

Anonymous said...

and the insurance sends you a lesser cheaper preused one that says i am gary's balebonds because not fully wiped? Took me a year to change that.