Smartphones Quotes

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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“People who smile while they are alone used to be called insane, until we invented smartphones and social media.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Smartphones are tools which fools fiddle with when they are around people that they don’t have the courage, or, the intellect, to converse with.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Ashly Lorenzana
“Phones with numerical keypads worked best for dialing phone calls. Incidentally, phone calls tend to be the primary function of a phone. 'Smartphones' completely ignore these basic facts, resulting in some of the least intelligent devices I've seen yet. Oh the irony.”
Ashly Lorenzana

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Those who find it hypocritical of others to use, say, a smartphone, to speak ill of capitalism, needs to be reminded that capitalism is an ideology, not a technology.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana, N for Nigger: Aphorisms for Grown Children and Childish Grown-ups

Ian Lamont
“Old media companies will be further challenged in the next 15 years, as a new wave of user-generated content washes over the Internet, thanks to the increasing availability and affordability of portable, digital-based electronic devices. The cameraphones which seemed like such novelties just a few years ago will be in everyone's purse and pocket a few years from now.”
Ian Lamont

Colson Whitehead
“I feel about my phone the way horror-movie ventriloquists feel about their dummies: It's smarter than me, better than me, and I will kill anyone who comes between us.”
Colson Whitehead, The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death

Tony Reinke
“When you had your smartphone you were a walking vending-machine of whatever you'd ingested that day', she told him. 'It was difficult to talk about deeper things that mattered, because you were constantly distracted by Internet litter. You're now able to focus and give necessary attention to deeper issues.”
Tony Reinke, 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

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Tony Reinke
“The ease and immediacy of twitter is no match for the patient labor of prayer.”
Tony Reinke, 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

Igort
“Oggi quei giorni sembrano ingenui e lontani. In metropolitana non si leggono più i manga, come una volta, i giapponesi sono assorbiti da altre letture, e smartphone e tablet hanno sostituito la carta.

Eppure… eppure resterà immutata la necessità di storie, di visoni.

Cosa cerchiamo in un racconto? Una coperta di Linus che ci riscaldi durante il nostro viaggio.

[…]

Abbiamo bisogno di storie, per affrontare la vita, il dolore. Per curarci.”
Igort, Quaderni giapponesi. Vol. 2: Il vagabondo del manga

Tony Reinke
“As a result, we suffer from Neomania - an addition to anything new within the last five minutes.”
Tony Reinke, 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

Abhijit Naskar
“We are a stupid species with smart phones.”
Abhijit Naskar

Munia Khan
“Smartphone is definitely smarter than us to be able to keep us addicted to it.”
Munia Khan