Posts tagged ‘mobile phones’
Burmese Monks Distracted By Modern Technology
In 2012, mobile phones had started to become widely available in Burma. I remember being very surprised at seeing monks obsessed with their mobile phones, as this photo demonstrates.
Jump to 2016, smart phones are now everywhere. Within just one year, there was a 50% increase in the number of smart phone subscribers in Burma. It is progress, but I can’t help but feel that something has been lost.