Today's issue of the Spartan Daily, San José State University's campus newspaper, includes a frontpage story on my new book. Here are the first two paragraphs of the article:
You wake up to the sounds of Beyonce on your iPod in the morning, and then plug into your car on the way to campus. You step out of your car and the white buds settle softly into your ears. Then you slip into class and tweet to your friends about your boring class.Read the article: Professor searches for a locale - Wood warns readers of virtual isolation and disconnection.
Andrew Wood, associate professor of communication studies, has seen this meta existence and said he feels people may be losing their non-virtual connections.