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.

Hustling

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 …