Researcher: Wireless Alters Society

Mendez-Wilson, Deborah
October 2001
Wireless Week;10/22/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 43, p1
Trade Publication
Presents the results of a study on the impact of wireless technology on human behavior. Implications of the frequent use of the thumb by teenagers in carrying out tasks; Claims of online researcher and philosopher Sadie Plant on the effects of mobile telephones on consumers; Views of Plant on several aspects of the use of mobile telephones by men and women.


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