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Tech companies want to reduce conflict between texting and driving. Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock.com

Why Silicon Valley wants you to text and drive

Why do tech companies care so much about self-driving cars? If drivers no longer need to pay attention to the road, they can use their mobile devices even more.
Does technology shackle us, preventing us from interacting with real people? 'Chain' via www.shutterstock

Is your smartphone making you shy?

Some have said that technology could lead to 'a new ice age' of social isolation. Not so fast, says the author of a new book about shyness.
Could these gentlemen be early pioneers of textspeak? Council Flat Holm Project/Wikimedia Commons

LOL in the age of the telegraph

Long before 'sup' and 'hwu' there was 'Hw r u ts mng?'
Low-income teens are unable to participate in social media conversations of their wealthier peers. Phone image via www.shutterstock.com

Teens without smartphones encounter a new digital divide

With low-income kids unable to participate in the social media conversations of their wealthier peers, a new form of digital inequity is emerging.
Despite the lack of punctuation and abbreviations, texting isn’t having an adverse effect on young people’s grammar. Flickr/Difei Li

Text-messaging isn’t, like, ruining young people’s grammar

If you think that young people seem to be spending more of their time “face-to-screen” than “face-to-face”, you’re probably right. And a lot of that screen time seems to involve reading or writing English…

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