Despite having three phone numbers plus Skype (what? no mention of VSee, Larry?), as well as phones themselves, and lots of friends and family, he received only one, 1, phone call…from his 73 year-old father on a cell phone. Here’s what he got instead:
It may not be official, but if you’ve been suspicious that people in their twenties and younger aren’t picking up their phones, you’re right. There’s a ton of anecdotal evidence to support this (such as this recent ZDnet article). I started really thinking about this two years ago when I was driving to a twenty-something friend’s house.
I was running late (that’s L.A. traffic for you) and called ahead to say so. I was a good boy and used my Bluetooth headset. I also knew the friend was at her house, available to pick up the phone.