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: Should Search Engines Have a Conscience?

The recent appearance of a racist image of the First Lady Michelle Obama during a search on Google’s search engine raises an interesting question: Should search engines have a conscience? Obviously,...

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...

Marky Z and Facebook: Growing Up and Aiming High

Facebook founder and CEO, baby-faced billionaire, and unintended star of a hit (don't miss the double meaning) film Mark Zuckerberg announced last week that it will soon be offering a new...

Psychology of Technology: The Art of the Deal

On my recent post about AT&T, a commenter, Who? (no, this isn't a Who's on First game; that's his username), asked me to elaborate on how I am consistently able...

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...