Related Links for Chapter 12 -- Wired and Wireless Technologies
The International Telecommunications Union publishes an interesting annual summary of global communication statistics. The World in 2010: ICT Facts and Figures report is accessible online here.
The U.S. Government has posted the widely cited 2006 study -- "A Comparison of the Cell Phone Driver and the Drunk Driver -- by Strayer, Drews & Couch on its Distracted Driving website.
Details of the death of Erica Forney caused by a distracted driver can be found in an article posted on the Denver Post website.
The video of a shopper falling into an indoor mall fountain while using a mobile phone is accessible on the YouTube site. This video also makes a statement about the prevalence of surveillance cameras in areas where the public congregates on private property.