Very telling about what our society has become. Funny, but it pissed me off.7
Pardon me. My phone is ringing...
Louis CK has done some very sharp bits on this.
There oughta be a law.
Every time I see this modern technology is going to make us less human argument...I remember I first heard it in the 1980s... and the guy was talking about the "burden" of his pager.Remember pagers?Let's do a review of history shall we?-----------------------Smart PhoneDigital PublishingPalm Top DeviceAdobe TrueType FontsHTML (www)Darpanet and NASAnet joined creating the InternetLaser PrinterCell PhoneEmailWord ProcessorCopy MachineFax MachinePagerTeletypeBallpoint PenPhoneTypewriterModern Chemical Pulp PaperModern Postal SystemsFountain PenNewspaper (Europe)LithographyEtching (for illustrations)William Shakespeare writes Romeo and JulietGutenberg BiblePrinting PressNorman Conquest of England 1066 CE (French and Old English merged to Modern form)Moveable TypeHindu–Arabic numeral system Woodblock Printing (200 CE)Koine Greek (common non-local greek language adopted for 1st time)Sumerian Cuneiform scriptPapyrus PaperEgyptian hieroglyphsProto-writing (Eurasia in the early 3rd millennium BCE)Use of Clay Tablets to count grain used since 7000 BCEAnd I just BET YOU a Solidus that 9000 years ago when the smart guys were making their little marks on clay and ignoring their women... other people were mocking them... record keeping hah never amount to anything they probably said!
That Louis CK suggested clip at the end (him on Conan) is a good one:Louis C.K. Hates Cell Phones
Gonna be a bitch when we find out they are all evil alien robots...
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