Photos vs. Real Life Moments — How Steve Jobs Changed the World for the Worse

He may have even changed the way we use and look at photography, but by encouraging people’s deeply confessional urge to show and share themselves in every possible situation Steve Jobs taught us to forget about enjoying real life moments. Smartphones are amazing. Not less amazing is the colossal loss of interpersonal relationships. Wasn’t photography meant to bring people together? All that matters are selfies. We’re doomed!

Charlene deGuzman stars in her own short film I Forgot My Phone about us self-absorbed iPhoniacs. As they say, it doesn’t matter and didn’t happen unless it’s on Twitter, Facebook, WTF…

On a related note, you might also want to read the Washington Post’s essay Overcoming Cell Phone Photomania.

(via Boing Boing)