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Can You Go Without Your Phone for a Day?

Can You Go Without Your Phone for a Day?
We made a funny video for the Lions Clubs International. Watch on YouTube or Facebook. SHARE it with your favorite mobile phone addict.
WATCH the video on YouTube

Mobile Phone Addiction Stats

People engrossed in their mobile phones
  • Three-quarters of mobile phone users take their phone with them to the bathroom
  • 80 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds sleep with their phones right next to them
  • An average person checks their phone 110 times/day. Phone addicts check as much as 900 times/day
  • 1 in 3 mobile owners would rather give up sex than their phones
  • 1 in 2 people say that if they wake up in the middle of the night without any reason, they will check their phones
  • 72 percent of people claim they can't be more than five feet away from their phone


Tear Down Show #169: Michael and David Check In for Their Tech Giant Addiction

Michael and David Check In for Their Tech Giant Addiction
The NYTimes put out a survey asking which of the major tech giants (Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google) could you live without? Michael and I debate, plus we offer up some other podcast recommendations and get stressed out about ransomware. Feel free to listen non-stop and SUBSCRIBE.
Listen to the show

Funny Tweets

Guy listening to paper cup and string
"i'm old enough to remember when yogurt was hellogurt." - @G_Faylor

"Genie: 'You have three wishes.'
Me: 'I wish for a burrito with guacamole.'
Genie: 'Okay but the guac counts as your second wish.'"
- @stephenjmolloy

"Protip: If your spouse says 'Thanks for the help' when you didn’t do anything don’t reply 'You’re welcome.'" - @TheBoydP

"As we debated who would win between Vader and Gandalf, we suddenly realized our dates had left" - @anerdonfire2

"I would be okay with a ghost in the house if every time a bathroom mirror fogged up with steam, it slowly wrote out 'DID YOU LOSE WEIGHT?'" - @LizHackett


Join Me for a Discussion on Venture Capital Innovation

Join Me for a Discussion on Venture Capital Innovation
On July 11th, join me and Jack Saba of Day One Investments and Jillian Manus of Structure VC for a discussion on innovative ways VCs are operating. Event will be from 6:30-9:00pm at Startup Basecamp at 900 Franklin St, San Francisco, CA. Register and get your tickets.
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Mobile phone addiction stats from Addiction Tips.

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