I’ve actually developed a co-dependency on the robot voice that inhabits my phone. When I got hold of that bundle of verbal joy, I was all over it. I’m pretty sure Siri and I bonded immediately. I’m always asking her questions. Stupid ones. Some are the ones I’ve heard going around: Me: Where are the bodies buried? [...]
Frequently, I find myself wondering how life was conducted before there were smartphones. This is particularly troubling as I was alive at a time when they did not exist. I didn’t have a cell phone to myself before college. Prior to that, I shared one with my dad and sister for emergencies only. Before that, [...]
There are three main contenders in the smartphone (i.e. cellphones that are basically little bitty pocket computers! Joy!) market for you to choose from. So when your two-year contract is up, and your cell phone company gives you a free “upgrade” (with another damn two-year renewal), what do you choose?
The next time you hear someone talking about sloth like it is some kind of deadly sin, don’t listen to them. I, Schmutzie, a person who once used embroidery thread as dental floss for several days rather than leave the house, managed to finish two whole tasks while doing little more than rolling around on the floor and using my clicky finger.