I Forgot my phone - changing behavior in the younger generation
In his book "Reclaiming conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age", author Sherry Turkle writes about how communication between youngsters is changing dramatically because of Technology. She cites an example of a short film where a girl does not have her phone for a day and she observes the behavior of people around her.
- Her boyfriend is busy texting in bed
- Her boyfriend chats about laughter at a comedy show without actually laughing.
- At a bowling alley her friends do not hi five her when she makes a strike