这些时间并不用来拨打电话，而是使用各种应用程序或浏览网页。(也就是说)这段时间被用来查看任何信息。在餐厅查收电子邮件，在社交圈里分享刚呈上食物的照片，或是在交谈时确认某事项；都只会将社交活动引向更多的阅读，而不是交谈。不难发现的是，我们的生活正因为对智能手机的痴迷受到影响。然而，从未有如这部YouTube短片《I Forgot My Phone》所呈现的那样，将这一现象描述的如此深刻传神。尽管这部短片上线时间不长，但已被观看超过105万次。令人觉得讽刺的是，YouTube的统计数据显示该网站每天被移动设备浏览约10亿次，因此许多用户可能是使用智能手机观看了这部短片。由Charlene deGuzman编写并领衔主演的这部短片，展现了在不同社交场合中各朋友圈的状态；群体中的大多数全神贯注于自己的手机而忽略了身旁的世界。令人沮丧而悲伤的是，虽然我们都看到了这种种情景；一定程度上，我们自己却都在做类似的事情。
A recent report says we spend an average of two
hours and 40 minutes each day looking at a smartphone. That doesn’t mean
making calls, but using apps and browsing the Web. Spend that amount of
time staring at anything.
Checked our email in a restaurant,
Instagrammed a picture of the food when it arrived, or checked a fact
during a conversation only to be drawn into reading more instead of
contributing verbally. It’s no secret our lives are being affected by
our obsession with smartphones.
However, never before has this phenomenon been portrayed so poignantly
as in the short YouTube film I Forgot My Phone. Despite only being
online for a few days, it’s already been viewed more than 10.5 million
Ironically, YouTube’s statistics show that
the site gets a billion views per day from mobile devices, so a lot of
those people watched it on their phone.
The short film, written by and starring
actress Charlene deGuzman, shows groups of people in various social
situations, the majority of which are utterly engrossed
by their phones instead of the world around them. It’s depressing
because we’ve all seen it, and sad because to a certain extent, we all