Texting While Driving: Dying Made Easy

The NYT reports that, among truckers, texting while driving increased the possibility of an accident by 23 times.  In other words, if you’re texting while you drive, you are 23 times more likely to get into an accident than you are if you do not text while driving.  This according to a new six million [Read More…]

Thumbspeak: The Phenomenon of “Texting” and What it Means for Communication

Good piece from the New Yorker just published in this week’s edition.  Entitled “Thumbspeak” and written by Louis Menand, the short article covers a new book by David Crystal, Txting: The Gr8 Db8.  Here are some quick hits from the interesting piece: The Anatomy of Texting (for those not in the know): “Most of the [Read More…]