ailsa haxell can i jus txt

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  • ailsa haxell can i jus txt

    1. 1. Cn I jus txt, coz I don wan 2b heard Mobile technologies and youth counselling Ailsa Haxell http://amusingspace.blogspot.com Deakin University; Faculty of Arts and Education
    2. 2. How come making change is so hard? Sociology begins in wonder Bruno Latour
    3. 3. When we act who else is acting?
    4. 4. ‘ here be dragons’ This research has been reviewed and approved by Auckland University of Technology (NZ) Ethics Committee reference no. 08/63 Deakin University (AU) Human Research Ethics Committee reference no. EC 207-2007 And Youthline New Zealand Making the invisible visible and the visible invisible
    5. 5. <ul><li> Hae um i dnt reail knw wat to say but um i been realy depressed n cutn wrist n dnt knw wat to do.HELP!!! </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>I need s0m advice. My parents don knw im sexually activ. How do I tel them? </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li> I need ur advice. a guy I like wants 2 have sex. Im not sure. I like him. don’t now wat 2 do. Cud u help. </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>1 message: </li></ul><ul><li>28 characters across </li></ul><ul><li>10 lines down </li></ul><ul><li>160 characters </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Hi there, its g8 that u hav txt us. Sounds like there r some thngs u mite wnt 2 tlk about, u culd call us 0800211211 tlk thru options. </li></ul><ul><li>Affirms using a strengths based approach </li></ul><ul><li>Reflects back using empathy </li></ul><ul><li>Offers support… </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Its hard 2 talk bout it like i d0nt no how 2 xplain it </li></ul><ul><li>Im 2 scared 2 call, i wont no what 2 say </li></ul><ul><li>I wana ring u guys but im 2 scared </li></ul><ul><li>Cant I jus txt coz I don wan 2 b heard </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Um 0..k. sweet.cant we txt this number ?i d0nt realy wana ring nd talk bout it to b honest.b more comfterble 4 me =) </li></ul><ul><li>mayb ring when h0me al0ne 0r samethn..Cant i just txt you 4 n0w? </li></ul><ul><li>I dont have a home phone =( just everything has gone so bad my family dont want me home </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Thankz but no...cant now evry0ne just g0t h0me fr0m scho0l n work.s0ry ..2 shy </li></ul><ul><li>Il neva b abl 2 talk bwt it. S0ri 4 bthrn u </li></ul><ul><li>K thanks. Um if i did ring wud i hav 2 talk l0ts? Cz i dnt want ppl 2 hear me </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Never mind then. ppl ar0und s0 cant ring </li></ul><ul><li>I w0d luv 2 cal u guys but im deaf </li></ul><ul><li>0mg u such t0tal sn0bz.fuk sakez.s0 much 4 being a supp0rt line txt survis geez.0h wel guse kep 0n cutn then. </li></ul>
    14. 15. Txts 70 a day, 2000 txt a month 30,000 txts a year Calls stayed stable Dec 2008 234 number Feb 2008 2 Websites, 90,000 hits a year Txtx 50 a day, 1580 a year Calls 100,000 a year 2006 64,000 calls a year June 2005 Christmas gift PDA for texting 0274youths Dec 2004 Urge/Whakamanawa website 2000 10,000 calls a year 1997 0800 number (free calls from anywhere in NZ) 1996 Youthline (Akld) starts taking calls June 1970
    15. 16. When we act, who else is acting? Bruno Latour Material semiotics
    16. 19. It was a gift, but I had to get a sim card and establish a contract with a service provider, take it home, plug it in, charge it… Wait…Read the manual. Personalise it; set the language (English and predictive test) enter the ph. no.s I wanted (I’ve outsourced my memory). Send a message to all my family & friends so they know my no., set the calendar, clock, choose the background, select preferred ring-tone and volume. Reply to half the friends and relations. Set the alarm clock. Put in appointments. Phew. Look at the manual to work the camera, save the photos, learn how to send photos, and bluetooth (???) them to my computer…Read the manual online….Check with service provider online about overseas roaming to send or call from Aus to NZ on a NZ ph., ( 0011649… and also need to check for service provider coverage, remember to keep ph. with me or risk my relationship, check for missed calls for the same reason. Get conscious of costs and keep feeding it with top ups by prepay, and ensure its power supply is maintained. Learn to clear messages sent and received b4 it tells me ‘memory full’ and won’t oblige. Continue t Transfuse it by credit card. Check the bank account. I still don’t know how to use it for email or internet, play games, download music, pay for parking, check movies … it’s already old technology and I haven’t yet learnt all its functions! I’ve had pets that are less demanding. Well at least the tamagotchi and goldfish, oh and the cats. Oh… I’m the one being domesticated!

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