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The article “Recent immigrants driving advanced mobile phone use, both in Europe and in the US“  states “immigrant workers are the most advanced users of communications technology.”

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September 21st, 2008 at 10:43 am


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The Telemegaphone is loudspeaker installed in Norway, which projects a caller’s live voice “out across the fjord, the valley and the village of Dale below.”  The project is certainly a different take on international communication.

One woman said: “This is great. I will sit on my porch with a cup of tea and listen to the world.”

Another woman said: “We like things a little bit crazy here in Dale.”

(Thank Chris!)

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September 15th, 2008 at 11:30 am