Personal Photo Space

New for the 21st century is this odd intrusion of personal space: all the time now when I show someone a picture on my phone, they don’t hesitate for a second to reach out and “pinch to zoom” the image on my phone to see it the way they want. I’m kind of amazed by this. When did our phones become a public library of photo browsing?

Really, pinchy? If I put my hand on your shoulder to get your attention, I'm a sexual-harrasing bastard, but you can grab my $800 iPhone 7 any time you like?
Really, pinchy? If I put my hand on your shoulder to get your attention, I’m a sexual-harrasing bastard, but you can grab my $800 iPhone 7 any time you like?

This is part of a bigger idea that web sites need to be as intrusive and distracting as possible, and that ads, particularly for stuff we don’t need, like boner drugs*, should block all content within seconds of us starting to read it.

You monsters are people. I just want to live in a cabin in the woods.

*Oh, yeah, I forgot that some of you have wives who are so ugly you literally can’t get it up in their presence without help.
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