On street corners everywhere, people are looking at their cell phones, and it’s easy to dismiss this as some sort of bad trend in human culture. But the truth is life is being lived there.

Ze Frank

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“My Web Playroom.” TEDGlobal 2010. Jul. 2010. Conference Presentation.

Source: "My Web Playroom." TEDGlobal 2010. Jul. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from humorist and web artist Ze Frank's 2010 TED Talk about finding human connection in the digital world. The quote means that while we may view society's increasingly dependent relationship with personal technology in a mostly negative light, people are having meaningful experiences using electronic devices such as cell phones. Watch the full TED Talk here: Ze Frank - My Web Playroom