A little light conversation

Nokia is trying to patent a system that allows text message senders to associate a color with their message; the recipient’s phone then lights up using that color. We think this could be very useful to folks with autism spectrum disorders and others who have difficulty interpreting information in non-literal ways. Red could signal, “Important–take seriously,” while a sprightly pink could say, “Just kidding!”

Wired: Nokia Patent Seeks Emoticons for Phones

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