Monday, June 02, 2008

Communication in symbols

Book Mark
Theories of Performance
Elizabeth Bell
( http://www.sagepublications.com/)

Uniquely human

The vibration of the cell phone in your pocket is an invitation, describes Elizabeth Bell in Theories of Performance. “You’ll most likely dig the phone out of your pocket, glance at the screen, read the text message ‘UR L8,’ and choose among a variety of ways to act. Do you then curse? Laugh? Roll your eyes?” she asks.

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