Localist Roundup: NoPhone

By Josiah Duran for FRONT PORCH REPUBLIC
http://www.frontporchrepublic.com/2014/09/localist-roundup-nophone/

In recent news, single adults now comprise more than half of the U.S. population.

Meanwhile, this piece considers how technology has changed the way we wander. This article argues that the new Apple Watch blurs the distinction between technology and self. And this piece commends the NoPhone, a phone-shaped block that does…nothing.

This article describes how vacant lots in Detroit are becoming home to plant life.

Lastly, this piece discusses how a commitment to social goods can improve perception of a business.

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