Executive PDA use myth: new research
According to research carried out by accountancy group UHY Hacker Young: Myths exposed as execs ditch gadgets (11th January, 2006) the image of executives managing their lives through handheld electronics gadgets is hugely exaggerated. Apparently only one in seven use a PDA and three quarters admit they are under-exploiting the internet in their businesses.
Bioteams Books Reviews
The term cyborg is used to designate an organism which is a mixture of organic and synthetic parts so designed to enhance its abilities via technology. William Mitchell a professor at MIT Media Lab believes that through our mobile devices we are all becoming mobile cyborgs and its for the better. In his book Me++: The Cyborg Self and the Networked City which he discusses in an interview with James Harkin Mitchell describes how the new communications technologies have overlaid our city spaces with central nervous systems connecting us into the wireless ether via our mobile devices which act as umbilical cords to anchor us into the information society's digital infrastructure.