Smart phones are an interesting creature. On one hand they are engineering marvels that allow human beings to do what we do best: communicate, share, and cooperate.
They also hijack lower level systems in our brain which evolved to motivate the search for biological necessities such as food and sex.


Early in my junkie career I had a dealer named Jeff.  Jeff and I had known each other since before he started dealing.  I hesitate to call him a friend, but in that world he was the closest thing I had to one. At that point I was just entering the true down and out …