Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 27th Feb 2013 22:22 UTC
Google "Mobile phones may generate the fastest-growing segment of Google's revenue, but the experience of using them still bothers Google co-founder Sergey Brin. Speaking at the TED Conference today in Long Beach, Calif., Brin told the audience that smartphones are 'emasculating'. 'You're standing around and just rubbing this featureless piece of glass', he said." He's definitely right, but whether Glass is the answer, I don't know. The geek in me loves the technology, but I doubt its practicality.
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2 sexes
by fretinator on Wed 27th Feb 2013 22:38 UTC
fretinator
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2005-07-06

So, do woman feel effeminated by smartphones?

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RE: 2 sexes
by chekr on Wed 27th Feb 2013 22:47 in reply to "2 sexes"
chekr Member since:
2005-11-05

Emasculate: Make (a person, idea, or piece of legislation) weaker or less effective.

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RE[2]: 2 sexes
by r_a_trip on Wed 27th Feb 2013 22:52 in reply to "RE: 2 sexes"
r_a_trip Member since:
2005-07-06

Also: Deprive (a man) of his male role or identity: "he feels emasculated because he cannot control his sons' behavior".

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