Psychology of Technology

Psychology of Technology

Psychology of Technology: Ad Out!

No, I’m not talking about the U. S. Open Tennis Championships just concluded in New York. I’m talking about the invasion of Web site real estate by all manner of ads....

Psychology of Technology: The Blogosphere Jungle

I can tell you this: It’s a jungle out there. I don’t mean the real world in which most of us inhabit; that world is pretty tame. I’m talking about...

Psychology of Technology: Does Technology Connection Mean Life Disconnection?

Has computer and communication technology allowed us to connect more deeply with life? Or, as we become more connected with this technology, are we becoming more disconnected from life? ...

Psychology of Technology: The Evolution of Connectivity

Have you ever thought about how far we’ve come in our ability to connect with others and how far we’ll go? I’ve been thinking a lot about connectivity recently and have...

Psychology of Technology: Is AT&T Kidding?

Disclaimer: I am an AT&T customer with a data plan. Despite this relationship, I have tried to be objective and impartial in this post. Did you see the post...

Psychology of Technology: An Open Letter to Steve Jobs

Dear Steve, You certainly deserve all the credit and attention you’ve received in recent years. Apple’s rise, fall,  and then reemergence is the stuff of corporate legend and has enabled...

Psychology of Technology: Twitter Attack: Crisis of Disconnectivity

Unless you've been living under a rock lately, you've heard that Twitter was the victim of a cyberattack causing the popular social media to shut down for two hours last week....

Psychology of Technology: Microsoft Has Lost Its Mojo: An Open Letter to Bill Gates

Dear Bill, I know you’ve been retired from Microsoft’s day-to-day operations for about a year now and Steve B. is running the show, but you are still Chairman of the...

Psychology of Technology: Kids & Mobile Phones

Don’t even get me started on seeing children with better mobile phones than I have. But that’s another story. The reality is that many parents are going to give their children...

Psychology of Technology: Fear of Flashing

No, not that kind of flashing, you pervert. I mean flashing a new ROM onto my Fuze (get your mind out of the gutter). I remember the first...