Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.
I'm not going to say this has to stop.
For the simple reason that it won't. And any amount of cajoling or pleading won't make a jot of difference.
People will try and take ever more "creative" selfies and things will go wrong.
In this instance, a 21-year-old Russian woman was reportedly in the throes of taking a selfie while pointing a 9mm handgun at her head. I don't know if this signaled that she was having a bad day or a good one.
However, what resulted is the gun went off and she is now in a serious condition.
Agence France-Presse reports that she was in her office and found the gun, which had been left behind by a security guard.
While wishing her a full recovery, I wondered whether her act was a first. Sadly, I remembered that it wasn't.
Last August, a 21-year-old Mexican manwhile taking a gun-toting selfie.
The obsession with cell phones, texting and selfies won't end. People havewhile texting. They've driven into lakes . It's not surprising, given an AT&T survey published earlier this week in which
On Friday, a Singaporean man died after losing his balance while taking a selfie on the edge of a cliff in Bali.
It's all both sad and sadly avoidable.