Archive for Smart with a Phone

Sartre said ‘hell is other people’

He [Sartre] should’ve been on my train when an oik* made 40 calls… in the quiet carriage! - writes Gyles Brandreth in the Daily Mail; published on February 6, 2018.

Do you recognize any of these habits?

Is your smartphone making you stupid? Lisa Egan has a checklist. Excerpt from her article published in SOTT and Ready Nutrition.

Are you ready for Data Detox?

Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries an [...]

The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power

Alarm bells have been sounding for years but most smartphone users ignore them, and are seen forever hunched over their device, busy with seemingly urgent transmissions. So here's [...]

Smartphones ARE dumbing us down — here’s how

Carolanne Wright's essential article on the subject. Published in Wakeup-World.

Five new brain ‘disorders’ born out of the digital age

Tammy Kennon explores the rather unsettling changes happening in our brains, minds and emotions with the constant exposure to the internet and electronic gadgets. Published on [...]

Now there is no need to have your own memory

Osho speaks on the impact of television and computers in modern life, asserting that computers can destroy people's memory systems.

Miracle Teenager

...survives alone for almost 6 hours with no Wi-Fi.

Woman Crossing A Busy Intersection

Observations by Rick at Optimal Wellness Labs.

Oliver Stone links Pokémon Go to Totalitarianism

Outspoken and controversial well-known film director speaks on ‘invasion’ of privacy in gaming app and about his new film 'Snowden'. The Guardian, July 22, 2016

Pokémon Go

Beware, zombies rising! - a short essay by Bhagawati

Biancoshock: ‘WEB 0.0’

A series of artistic works, mixing technology with tradition shown in a video.


Joshua Krause calls upon humanity to break free and stop being slaves to technology. Published by on April 23, 2016.

Road Signs Warn Pedestrians Not To Use Smartphones

Swedish artists design and erect signs in Stockholm to stop people endangering themselves and others, reports Chris Graham in The Telegraph, UK, on May 27, 2016.

Smartphones: Are you a User or an Addict?

Some thoughts about the 'escape from reality', illusions and health risks provided by the use of smartphones.

From One Second To The Next

A documentary by well-known film producer Werner Herzog, notably 'Fitzcarraldo', and 'Aguirre, the Wrath of God', is part of a campaign by AT&T to raise awareness about smartphone [...]

The NoPhone

A satirical security blanket that phone addicts are really taking seriously. Jessica Leber reports on

The Slow Road to Asphyxiation

Julian Rose takes a stand about the mobile phone and the virtual world billions of people are now addicted to.

I Forgot My Phone

What happens around you when you are the odd one out.

The NoPhone

Finally it happened! Christopher Hooton at The Independent introduces an alternative to iPhone 6. Published on October 27, 2014.

Cellphone Road Rules

As posted by the BBC on September 16, 2014.

Psst … Your Phone Is Snooping on You

What you need to know and how to stop it. Published by The Guardian on July 16, 2014

The Phone Stacking Game

... silence for a while - maybe...