Simple but brilliant personal project

Such a simple idea yet conveys a statement about society and technology at large. Brilliant, I think anyway.

Photographer removes our smartphones to show our strange and lonely new world


I took a picture last night of my friends sitting around the table all glued to their phones. These friends are all 65+ year old. Made me laugh but cry inside.


Wow that is so impactful! It comments on a big issue methinks. In fact this particular issue has such a particular place in my heart that I recently got rid of my smartphone and purchased a new phone which only texts and calls. I’ve had it for a week and already it is changing things.