Why this doc, now? Because the evidence is pointing to the reality that something is going on. People are looking for answers, and we are too. Here is just a small sampling of the emerging conversation on the topic:
The Phones We Love Too Much
New York Times
CBS News VIDEO story - New Study - Links to Phone Use and Mental Health
Tech Roundup: A Periodic Update on our Ever-Changing Relationship with Technology
Ditching Instagram, screens and loneliness at work, phones in the theater, and the “devil” in our phones.
The Flight From Conversation: The psychologist Sherry Turkle argues that replacing face-to-face communication with smartphones is diminishing people’s capacity for empathy