How Smart Phones Are Turning Our Public Places Into Private Ones

by vytasvulgaris

“The whole idea of public/private as binary is becoming much more complex”;  “Instead of thinking about public and private, we have to think about the private sphere becoming more dominant in public. For the smart-phone users, they’re totally, constantly engaged with the private sphere, and it’s reducing the basic roles of public space.” ( Tali Hatuka)

Article by Emily Badger

Photo by Melvin Sokolsky