20 October 2018

Be Less Stupid: Over-Connected & Addicted To Your Smart Phones?

Always need more information all the time?
Do you pay more attention to your smartphone and use it instead of visiting and talking with friends in-person?
Are you dependent on digital high-tech gadgets to get practically everything you need?
Can't get through just an hour or just a few hours without that phone? Could you give it up for even an entire day or a week?
Apple Design Chief Jony Ive Talks Smartphone Addiction with Vogue's Anna Wintour
By Jonathan Vanian  October 15, 2018                  
Apple chief designer Jony Ive acknowledged that some of the most popular tech products can have consequences that their creators failed to foresee.
You can dis-connect
“I think the nature of innovating is that you cannot predict all the consequences,” Ive said Monday during a conference hosted by Wired magazine in San Francisco.
Ive’s comments came in response to a question by moderator Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of fashion magazine Vogue and artistic director for publisher Condé Nast. Wintour asked Ive if he felt guilty that some people are addicted to their iPhones and are overly connected.
Ive did not directly respond, but said that “it’s good to be connected” and that “the real issue is what you do with that connection.”

In his view, some technology breakthroughs have been “fabulous” while other have been less so . . .
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