Smartphones Are Toys First, Tools Second
Our phones' utilitarian function has is compromised by the presence of numerous magnetic recreational functions.
We don’t play with our keys or debit cards, tape measures, calculators or dictionaries, but we do play with our smartphones because they are now 90% toy.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Compassion can be understood as a mental state of cognitive recognition of suffering, with an emotional feeling, and a desire to do something to end that suffering.
It means using technology with more intention and purpose.
It's a “philosophy of technology use” rooted in reclaiming control and intention back from the devices and platforms that hav...
It promtes the basic idea that technological innovations can bring value and convenience into your life.
It just looks at the positives. And it's view is more is better than less, because more things that bring you benefits means more total benefits.
If you want to maximize the amount of value you feel in your life, you want to put as much of your time and effort as possible into the small number of things to give you huge rewards.
When you think about it that way, fear of missing out looks like, just mathematically speaking, a really bad strategy.
Research shows 70% of your happiness comes from quality relationships with your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors.
Yet, the biggest factor that interferes with your relationsh...
FOMO is the fear of missing out, especially the latest internet hysteria. But FOMO is not the real problem - Reverse FOMO is. By always being online, you are missing out on real life. An overwhelming online presence is replacing all the things that really make a good life.
Tech is only a tool. How you use it can make it good or not so good.
We don't need a lifehack to control our phone. We need values to ensure that technology serves us, and not the other way around.
Find out what you value in life. Then ask how technology supports those values. Set rules that work for them. If you don't, tech will fill that void by default.