"I turn to Rich Ling first when I want to get beyond hype and conjecture regarding the social uses and impacts of mobile media. His new book is a milestone. Anyone who wants to know how our use of mobile phones is changing our social lives should read this book." -- Howard Rheingold, author of Tools for Thought, The Virtual Community, and Smart Mobs
"I recommend this book to practitioners in the field of mobile communications." -- Eric W. Yocam, Computing Reviews
About the Author
Rich Ling is Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, Senior Research Scientist at the Telenor Research Institute near Oslo, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan. He is the author of New Tech, New Ties: How Mobile Communication Is Reshaping Social Cohesion
(MIT Press, 2008).