Tuesday, March 12, 2019

First Review of Bored, Lonely, Angry Stupid...

The first review of our book Lonely, Bored, Angry Stupid: Changing Feelings About Technology From The Telegraph To Twitter, was just published at Publishers Weekly:

Weber State University educators Fernandez, an assistant computing professor, and Matt, a history professor, productively combine their expertise in this informative book about the cultural link between emotions and technology. Examining various platforms and devices...(read the rest of the review)

Missionaries, Loneliness and Smart Phones

Until recently, missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints could phone their families only on Christmas and Mother’s Day. That policy has changed. Now they can phone, video-chat or text home weekly....(read the rest of our Salt Lake City Herald Tribune commentary)