A friend told me that back in the early aughts, it was customary for talent agents to whip out their cell phones during meetings to show that they had more important matters to attend to. Nowadays, who doesn't do that? Of course it may not be a power play anymore. It's just become habit. But when's the last time you had a face-to-face human interaction -- a work meeting, dinner with a friend, a concert or sporting event -- and the smartphone wasn't at the very least sitting on the table or, even more egregiously, being used to upload photos of the meal*, check in on Foursquare or live tweet one's summer vacation, rather than enjoy it?
I am guilty of all of the above (except Facebooking pictures of my food. I will never do that unless I find a roach in my Salade Nicoise). On HuffPost Live last week after posting the blog about my WAIT tattoo, Jeremy Vandehey from Redbox chimed in via Google Hangout and suggested we all try to "kee...
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