Are handheld devices crushing conversation? — Pioneer Press / Chicago Tribune
Lynn Petrak notices that we are killing smalltalk (and think about it: And our community connections) with our addiction to smart phones.
"If video killed the radio star, handheld devices may be on their way to crushing conversation. For a few days, I observed the many thousand cuts that small talk is taking, courtesy of digital distraction."
She gives you a lot to think about in this Chicago Tribune posting of her original Pioneer Press article. It's worth a read, and a reminder to look people in the eye and say "Hello" sometimes, just like your mama taught you.
Photo: Getty Images via the original article