Have we really become this anti-social?
"...Slydial turns out to be only the latest in a breed of new technologies that fit squarely into an emerging paradox: tools that let users avoid direct communication.
Technologies like e-mailing and blogging give the communicator the power to choose the time and manner of expression. Now, some academics, text messengers and creators of technologies say a trend has emerged: We are constantly just missing one another — on purpose."
[from the NYTimes]
I think we have.