Facebook (off topic)

Christiaan van Schalkwyk cvschalkwyk@lantic.net
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 02:46:33 PDT
On 2013-10-17 12:36 AM, pelarg@aol.com wrote:
> Probably the worst thing about FB is that it can indeed become addicting (one friend calls it "Methbook") but you just have to control the time spent on it, like any other activity.
Just yesterday the following piece appeared in an online (south african) 
newspaper, The Daily maverick:
*Fact of the day:* The average smartphone user checks his/her phone 110 
times a day. And as we become more obsessed with our technology, this 
number is going to get higher -- some participants in the study 
averaged 900 times a day. Frankly, we don't care how many times you 
check your phone, as long as at least one of them is to read this 
lovingly-prepared newsletter.

The link refers to 
It boils down to between once every 10 minutes to about every 48 
seconds! I must admit, I'd rather spend more time with my plants than 
with my phone, computer, facebook or other gadget!

Daylily season is starting, Narcissus are about all finished, Oxalis 
mostly are dormant by now.
The only thing I missed this year was Spring, somehow we skipped it all 
together . . .

South Africa

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