Staring At Their Screens

One com­mon phrase that’s guar­an­teed to rile me is when peo­ple are accused of ‘star­ing at their screens’. It’s usu­al­ly pre­fixed by ‘mind­less­ly’. This accu­sa­tion is espe­cial­ly often made of peo­ple on pub­lic trans­port or in cof­fee shops, not inter­act­ing with each oth­er but instead ‘star­ing at their screens’. This morn­ing I did a quick stealthy sur­vey […]