PHONE HOME

Posted by | September 19, 2016 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Image result for kid smartphoneKids as young as six are getting smartphones from their parents. Under the Law of Unintended Consequences, kids with smartphones don’t know their parents’ phone number. So if the phone is lost, the kid is lost, too. A new app and public service campaign from Europe has cleverly solved the problem: once loaded, the app makes the parent’s phone number the kid’s locking code. So twice (or more) a day, the kid has to enter his parents’ phone number to unlock their smartphone. How are you addressing—and solving—unintended consequences of your decisions