There is no doubt in my mind that we, as a society, need to get our heads out of our phones, however getting rid of portable computing isn’t the solution. The solution is finding what is addicting you and limiting that.
Ben’s right, and his solution is what I’m doing. I’m addicted to my smartphone, and I need to set it aside for a bit. I could do this by getting rid of apps, or making the choice to not open, but I want to force the issue, so to speak.
That said, I laughed at Ben’s slug, and appreciate his thoughts on this. Go read his article.