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BBC asks: Are smartphones killing memories?
Jun 21st, 2013 by Warren Swil

Trend may result in

missing real experiences

A smart phone blocks somebody’s view of an actual experience. Instead they see it on a 3 inch screen.

EVERYONE NOW HAS ONE … or so it seems. Smartphones are becoming ubiquitous.
Today the BBC focuses on this trend and brings light to something blogged about on In the (K)now on May 2.
In “Are smartphones killing memories?
Newsnight’s Stephen Smith reports:
“Is there a danger we’re missing out on something [by constantly using our smartphones]?
“We are failing to live in the moment … not keeping it real.”
In the text accompanying the video we read:
“The habit of taking photographs, usually with our phones, of anything and everything is everywhere – instead of enjoying things or engaging in them, there is a growing habit just of photographing them.”


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CSW GAY PRIDE PARADE: A motorcyclist’s perspective (with video)

WATCH A ONE-OF-A-KIND VIDEO OF AMERICA’S BIGGEST GAY PRIDE PARADE
An estimated 400,000 cheering, happy people gathered in West Hollywood, California on Sunday to watch the oldest and, arguably, largest gay pride parade in America.
Leading the parade, as is customary, were the Dykes on Bikes. Within feet of the very front of the more than 130 parade entrants were two guys on a Honda Shadow VF 750 motorcycle. They would not be mistaken for Dykes on anything.


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