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Questioning how cellular devices have changed our day to day life

Questioning how cellular devices have changed our day to day life

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  • Sheltered IntimacyA look at the degradation ofconversationPhoto by: horstmannsfotos
  • Within our rapidly advancing society,The requirement for communication is essential
  • The U.N. telecom agency says thatwere about 6 billion cellularsubscriptions at the end of 2011- roughly one phone for every86 of 100 peoplePhoto by: woodleywonderworks
  • It is quite easy to see theapparent benefits of cellphones……but are they perhaps, detrimentalin some ways?Photo by: shutterbugamar
  • If you’ve ever pretended to be talking on your cellphone to avoid talking to, or acknowledgingsomeone nearby, you’re not alone.A new survey says 1 in 13 Americans have usedthis ploy.Photo by: martinic
  • Families sit together spending timetexting……focusing on their phones insteadof each otherPhoto by: Taber
  • Executives text during boardmeetings……paying attention only towhat interests themPhoto by: Joi
  • A sixteen year old who relies ontexting for almost everything said:“Someday, someday, but certainlynot now, I’d like to learn how tohave a conversation.”Photo by: SantioMB Photo
  • Are phones really helping us tocommunicate more effectively?Or do they isolate us from thisvery intent.Photo by: CamEvans
  • More than 40% of smart phone ownersentertain themselves with their phonewhen bored.For users 18 to 29, that’s 70%.Photo by: simplyalex
  • Our attention spans last only aslong as the speed of our internet……and anything less thaninstantaneous, is often ignored.Photo by: OHenze
  • Effective communication however,takestime &patienceto nurture and developPhoto by: Brian Auer
  • It can be difficult to be concernedabout the person in front of usWhen worrying about a “read”receipt seen by someone elsemiles awayPhoto by: enkie22
  • We think that constant connectionwill make us feel less lonely……but if we are unable to bealone, then aren’t we more likely tocontinually feel lonelyPhoto by: magnath
  • It is time that we recognize anescape from our technology inducedsolitude……and open doors for ourselves froman intimate and personal mannerPhoto by: zlady
  • This starts by taking severalsteps: Photo by: Paolo Magari
  • At home we can createphone-free spacesPhoto by: Alex
  • Within relationships, we can listento one another……putting aside our phonesduring time spent togetherPhoto by: iamarocker
  • Let us collectively pick up the piecesthat our phones have taken from usPhoto by: Bergmeier
  • And remove the shelter we havegrown so accustomed toPhoto by: Fernando Prieto
  • Sources• http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/mobile/08/16/pew.cell.phone.report.gahran/index.html?iref=allsearch• http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/the-flight-from-conversation.html?pagewanted=all• http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2012/10/11/un-cellphone-internet.html
  • Credits• All images are licensed under the CreativeCommons and sourced from Flickr