Smartphone users need Rules of the Road
September 27, 2023
Some people walk about and enjoy the scenery, the sights and sounds of the world around them, focusing on what makes them feel happy. Good for them.
As much as I try to do the same, when I walk around I can’t help but notice people doing dumb things with their smartphones. They are in my sights and intrude upon my sounds. They stand out like a sore thumb, literally, from too many swipes across the face of the device that has taken over their lives.
Of course, I have a recent example.
I was walking through a crowded concourse at Sea-Tac Airport last week, with travelers rushing to connecti...