This Panda is Dancing –

Dear architects of the digital world: stop. Be better.

Max Stossel is a writer who creates socially minded poems and turns them into short videos. His mission is to encourage people to reflect on cultural issues and experiences.

Stossel’s most recent poem/video focuses on how smartphones have become a transformative force in our lives – but not necessarily in a positive way.

“Poetry is an incredible tool to help people really listen to something all the way through. I want people to listen.”

The video captures Stossel walking the streets of New York, entranced by his phone. He’s swiping right “to find a wife,” and checking to see how many “likes” his Facebook post received.

Have a look:

To see more of Max’s work, check out his portfolio website.

Author: Fabricio Teixeira

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