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Projection to the Future: High-self esteemed and speechless people?

In her TedTalk “Connected, but alone” Sherry Tarkle shares her brief talk with an 18-year old boy : “someday, but certainly not now, I’d like to learn how to have a conversation.” 543 more words

Why you can't understand the texting and driving problem in one chart, in one chart

The other day I argued that focus on the “texting-white-driving epidemic” diverts attention from the dangers of driving generally. Here’s a different direction.

The contemporary fascination with using data to tell stories runs up against the need to tell stories in the length of a tweet or in one chart, sometimes resulting in data-focused news that uninforms people rather than informing them. 392 more words

China Introduces Special Walking Lane for Phone Addicts

In New York, we’re still just giving one another dirty looks for staring at a cell phone screen instead of walking with the flow of traffic. 323 more words


Texting While Driving

Debates of Texting While Driving

Liz Marks Texting & Driving Story (If you click on the link, it will link to a youtube video about Liz’s personal incident of texting and driving. 265 more words

"I Used To Think I Was Pretty Good At Texting And Driving," Said Student Using Driving Simulator, Striking Pedestrian

DETROIT (WWJ) – It was a sobering lesson Wednesday for students on the campus of Wayne State University. Allstate brought a driving simulator to the Gullen Mall to teach kids the dangers of texting and driving. 297 more words