Now about that flip phone … You realize everybody’s got a Smart Phone now. What’s an upwardly mobile person with Silicon Valley roots doing with a Samsung flip phone?
Before answering, he showed it to me. It’s a beauty.
“I paid $10 for it,’’ he said.
“I had a history growing up of sort of breaking them or losing them, so in my mind it was logical not to get a nice phone because I’d break it or spill water on it. If you really want to go deep, I think subconsciously it’s a way of getting away from the internet, social media and email. It’s a `go’ phone. You pay as you go, but I have a plan. I’m sophisticated enough to do that having been around Silicon Valley.’’