A year or so ago, a friend said she admired how productive I was. That happens because I don't have a smart phone--and no need to check every quarter hour how my paltry stock portfolio is doing, or if Angry Birds are upset with me.
Yes, I don't have an iPhone. And I don't have an Atomic Fart. There's no need for artificial farts in my life.
[Dr. Brasch's latest book is Fracking Pennsylvania , an in-depth investigation into fracking, with emphasis on political, economic, health, and environmental issues throughout the country.]