This is my dumping ground for quotes and other stuff relating to the wonderful world of digital & communications.
(In 2008) six million people were hurt crashing into lampposts, bollards and bins last year while texting and talking on their mobiles
American teenagers send an average of 10 text messages per hour they are not in school or sleeping
According to the CTIA’s semi-annual Wireless Industry Survey, there were nearly 5 billion text messages sent over wireless networks per day, totaling up to over 1.5 trillion text messages during the entire year.
The CBI has launched a campaign through which it is urging India’s populace to report, via text messages, government corruption. The idea, as one source described it, is about “putting the fear of getting caught” into those government officials involved in corruption. While it can take years to get a conviction, says a former CBI official, the texting campaign is helping to build a database of officials who need to be watched.