So you see people snapping shots of themselves on their iPhones and Droids and other smartphones doing all sorts of things in the world. Walking down the street. Eating a meal. Hanging out with friends. Looking at something interesting. Getting ready to go out earlier in the evening.
You name it, somebody’s snapped a picture of themselves doing it (or about to do it, or immediately after they’ve done it).
Taking selfies has more recently gotten some folks in a tizzy. Psychologist Sherry Turkle takes the lead in the charge against this particular form of navel-gazing in yesterday’s New York Times.