Smartphone Absorption

The moment I realized I needed to break up with my phone came just over two years ago. I had recently had a baby and was feeding her in a darkened room as she cuddled on my lap. It was an intimate, tender moment — except for one detail. She was gazing at me … and I was on eBay, scrolling through listings for Victorian-era doorknobs.

Catherine Price: How to Break Up With Your Phone

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The information we take in on a daily basis is a lot like the food we eat. The nutrition, calories and quantity we consume impact our well-being. Sadly, much of the content consumed online is equivalent to junk food.

— P.J. Onori: Stepping Away from the Trough

I have substantially reduced my participation in social networks for reasons similar to P.J.’s.