Your Phone is Making You Stupid, Pt. 32

A few things I saw during my morning walk to the coffee shop-

Family gathered in communal bemusement mid-sidewalk, dad staring intently at the screen of his phone while everyone else shifted about uncomfortably.
"Dad, just ASK somebody!" says his exasperated son.

A bit further along, an older fellow on a bench was 'sketching' a building using an elaborate setup involving some sort of tablet  propped against a backpack, umbilically connected to a large graphic tablet which he scratched away at with an elaborate stylus.  A separate keyboard rested nearby.

The juncture were technology pivots from aid to impediment inhabits a profound cultural blind spot.

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