How Skype and Technology Make Intimacy Grow

Stefana Broadbent says that on a mobile phone that a person’s calls are typically routed to 4 or 5 different people. Over IM, your contact list may have dozens of people, but Broadbent says you only regularly chat/interact with 3 or 4 of them.

Now, video chats on Skype are bringing people together in new and never-before imagined ways. From US soldiers in Iraq to families living thousands of miles away from each other, we have a new way of staying connected via new Internet technologies. Way cool!

Her TED talk (embedded below) is a short 8 minutes and is incredibly interesting.

(Hat Tip: Skype Blogs)