In some ways, it’s an update of the scene from years past, where a wife’s words at breakfast didn’t seem to be making an impression on her husband, who had his nose in the morning paper.
But we see far too many examples today of people with their “noses buried” in their smartphones or iPads when they might normally be expected to be interacting with people right next to them.
Families eat dinner together, but rather than carry on a robust conversation, spouses and siblings alternate between taking a bite and checking text messages.
A multitasking worker suddenly realizes that his phone partner asked him a question — but he wasn’t paying attention.
In a recent New York Times...READ MORE