The extraordinary rise of the text message
Americans were sending 50 billion text messages a month in 2007, and 110 billion a month in 2008. By mid-June of 2009, the figure was up to 135 billion per month. That figure was just 12 million a month in June 2000. Clearly, we have found something exciting about the lowly text message, which is barely different at all from the telegrams of the 1800s.
Internet refuseniks: Not as special as they think themselves
50% of American adults used the Internet in 2000. Now 80% do. And anyone who deliberately avoids the use of the Internet in 2010 looks cranky, just like someone who might have avoiding the use of a telephone or a television in 1962.
You know who wins in a bankruptcy? The attorneys.
There are real costs to bankruptcies
Turning Alanis Morissette's song into something really "Ironic"