While reading an article on the Globe and Mail newspaper about a 22 year-old engineer sending the first text message on December 3rd of 1992, I came to the realization that anyone born after my birth year (1991) was brought up with text-messaging as part of their life. That thought may not even cross most people's mind right away, but considering young adults (aged 18-24) are sending an average of 110 texts a day may stir up some thoughts. I, myself, am an avid smartphone user
idea mater is a series of articles, ideas and reflections written and compiled by Rafael Fraga and Edmundo Rodrigues. Topics such as history, science, art or life-style are presented with a hint of personal opinion.
I do not drink. So what?
Ravel and Barnes: art and corruption
Andon cord of life + 2 football stories
Power of time: Lapse photography
Travels, books and bad journalism
Camera assassin: the smartphone
Ladies and a virgin in the Red Light