Like a lot of us, I feel lost without my phone. Being out without if feels like With the addition of cameras, and then internet access, today’s phones becoming more powerful than computers used to be. I think it’s crazy that my kids will never know of a world where almost anything you want to know is instantly accessible, right from your pocket. I tried explaining to my older daughter once how phones used to be attached to the wall with a chord, and I think it boggled her mind.
I found this really interesting infographic on Pinterest tonight and thought it would be fun to share. It talks about how the rise in smartphone use is leveling the playing field in journalism. More and more important events are documented by ordinary people as they happen, with Twitter often becoming the front line of breaking news. It’s really interesting stuff.