Our Out-of-Control Dependence on Cell Phones

Walden Pond 1908
Walden Pond, circa 1908

An acquaintance who required my response on something sent an email to my laptop (my usual go-to, as she knew) telling me I must turn on my phone to answer her, since that way her phone beeps and she knows she has a message. She was commanding my behavior mimic hers.

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