1. (via Aziz Ansari Standup - Texting with Girls (Dangerously Delicious Preview) from Aziz Ansari)

    Always nice when a funny video lines up with your research interests. 

  2. (via Zits « ArcaMax Publishing)
I love how this comic stript routinely reflects issues of technology and communication.

    (via Zits « ArcaMax Publishing)

    I love how this comic stript routinely reflects issues of technology and communication.

  3. Michelle Fox had just fallen asleep when her cellphone buzzed on the night table. She read the text message from her friend, thought about answering it, but then remembered her early class and instead tried to fall back to sleep. But Ms. Fox, a senior at the University of Rhode Island, couldn’t stop thinking about the message and how her friend might be upset with her if she didn’t respond.
She had to answer the text.
(via Bleary-Eyed Students Can’t Stop Texting, Even to Sleep, a Researcher Finds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education)

    Michelle Fox had just fallen asleep when her cellphone buzzed on the night table. She read the text message from her friend, thought about answering it, but then remembered her early class and instead tried to fall back to sleep. But Ms. Fox, a senior at the University of Rhode Island, couldn’t stop thinking about the message and how her friend might be upset with her if she didn’t respond.

    She had to answer the text.

    (via Bleary-Eyed Students Can’t Stop Texting, Even to Sleep, a Researcher Finds - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education)

  4. How do we make readers demand explorable explanations, and reject static text?

    Explorable Explanations

    Great piece on making text interactive.

  5. (via How Cellphones Shape the Lives of College Students [INFOGRAPHIC])