Ditch Your Smartphone

Justin Palm
All the latest anti-smartphone news and reasons you should ditch your smartphone
Created 29 Sep 2021
  • SHORT STORY: "Show Me an Apple"
    30 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Hello friends, Since this is kind of an email newsLETTER, I’m going to take a slightly different approach with this one. A few updates than I’ll share a short (like very short) story I wrote today tha...
  • Missing Meme
    19 Nov 2021
  • A Boy and His Phone
    19 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    “Is that your phone?” I asked her. “No, it’s Elliot’s,” she answered. I was walking my neighborhood with my three kids and a neighbor boy. It was a beautiful fall day. We had stopped to play at a big ...
  • Get Your Hands Off My Flipping Flipphone!
    07 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Actual photo of my flipphone. Don’t ask me what CMAS stands for. I have no idea. I have a flipphone. And yes, it’s a beautiful thing. People come up to me regularly and lust after it like they would i...
  • California Quake Could Cripple Cell Service for Weeks
    27 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    I’m not going to write a long piece on this but I felt like this recent news article was a good example of how technology can be a double-edged sword. It can be great, when it works. But when it doesn...
  • Where are they all?
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    This is me at 4 before I became addicted to smartphones. The people who advocate totally getting rid of our smartphones. The anti-smartphone-ists. The neo-Luddites. The thought leaders who will admit ...
  • Why I Ditched My Smartphone
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    It took me three times but I finally did it. The smartphone-free life. Filled with bliss and riches (depending on how you count the rich life). It wasn’t easy. But after three starts-and-stops, I can ...
  • You Don't Need Your Smartphone
    13 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 2 4
    I don’t own a smartphone. I don’t need a smartphone. And I don’t want a smartphone. You might want a smartphone, but don’t tell me you need one. The widespread belief that you need a smartphone is the...
  • Ditch Your Smartphone
    29 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Are you concerned about what modern technology is doing to us? Concerned about the future? About how it’s affecting our children, even our beloved Grandparents? So am I. So I did something about it. I...
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