Do We Own Our Electronics, Or Do They Own Us?
It’s a common sight these days – people entranced by electronic gadgets to the exclusion of all that’s going on around them. Whether a business person feverishly checking his/her blackberry or kids texting with distant friends, it seems these electronics that are meant to connect us, are at the same time distracting and disconnecting us from our immediate surroundings.
Evan Baden has a striking gallery of photos that examines this issue. He shows children all sharing a common look of, in essence, losing themselves in their devices.