The anti-EDIs social norm: A counterargument

July 10, 2014

They’re more like DEDIs (digitally enabled displays of insensitivity) than EDIs (electronic displays of insensitivity), because the behavior on display is human not

About the worldwide ‘selfie’ phenomenon

March 3, 2014

A nice switch from that other Guardian piece I blogged about was one about the Selfiecity Project. Have you heard of it? It was a project about a global phenomenon reinforced

Posting, sharing, shooting video: Study

October 23, 2013

Posting videos in apps and Web services has become a mainstream online activity, and not just for our kids. More than three-quarters (78%) of US adults watch online videos

The smart smartphone social backlash

September 27, 2013

It was inevitable. The backlash is in full swing. There were the headlines and talk-show chats about digital detoxing and then the how-to books about digital sabbaths and

10 rules for safe family cell phone use

July 18, 2013

1. Have a conversation about when it’s OK and not OK to use the phone for talking, texting, apps and other functions. This should include both time and place. Talk about
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