Category: Technology

At TCS

I just published a piece with Tech Central Station about multi-tasking with the cell phone, using my experience and Marshall McLuhan. Those interested in McLuhan (and maybe some others) …

E-mail Gone Wild

RadioShack Corp. notified about 400 workers by e-mail that they were being dismissed immediately as part of planned job cuts. Link. You don’t need McLuhan to decipher the effects …

Good

Drivers who cause a wreck while yakking on a cellphone will face a fine of up to $500 under a law that took effect Tuesday, the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION reports. …

Wiki Me

Good story in this month’s Atlantic Monthly about Wikipedia (link, might require subscription), concentrating on its formation and history. It also contains some neat stats, like this one:

60 B

Internet users around the world send an estimated 60 billion emails every day and many of these are spam or scam attempts, business leaders said on Tuesday. 60 billion? …