The Un-Joy of Technology

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I was on the subway on my way home today, when an interesting – maybe symbolical – scene caught my eye.

Three women were sitting in their seats, self-absorbed. Two of the three women were starring at their smartphones: heads down, biting their lips, looking tensed, frowning. They didn’t quite seem to enjoy their time.

The third woman – she was significantly older – held her head up, sometimes looking outside the window, seeming quite content. In her hands not a smartphone nor a tablet. She was holding knitting needles. And she smiled.

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