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 Hello all! My name is Kate Elliott and I am a sophomore Psych major and recently declared Film Studies minor from San Francisco, CA. I come from a family of artists and tech geeks, parents who have worked behind the scenes of film, dance, and theater. Though I wish to follow in their footsteps one way or another, I do not in any shape or form know how to use a light plot or work a dolly. However, I'm the go-to girl when it comes to anything cellphone. Or, at least I used to be. I was always one to buy the simplest phones out there--all I needed was a way to call someone and I was set. Now my phone, an iPhone, has the potential to carry practically my whole life, which is pretty intimidating. The switch to an iPhone meant almost a switch in identity-- I felt like I suddenly became associated with a company, a fad, a way of life. Similarly, everything became more complicated. Now there are all these apps to download, games to play, settings to adjust. What happened to it just being a phone? Though I don't know what I'd do without my iPhone (it travels everywhere with me), I'm still adjusting to it. The iPhone has definitely changed how I look at cellphones and the future of technology in general. 



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