Tagged With phone addiction


How much daily phone use is too much? It's a difficult question to answer, made even more difficult by the fact that there are so many different uses for that magic black rectangle in our pockets, and the fact that it's often tough to be aware of the passage of time when you're eyeballs deep in conspiracy theory rabbit holes, strangers' braggy holiday photos, ads for cheap mattresses and other digital jetsam.


I treat my earbuds rough, so every year or two they break. And every time, as I walk around the world without a constant soundtrack of Spotify and podcasts, I think to myself, "I really ought to do this more often." And then I have ideas.