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The map as metaphor

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John Markoff wrote an article in the NY Times “The Cellphone, Navigating Our Lives”. He calls the cellphone “the world’s most ubiquitous computer”, since the 4 billion subscriber mark has been reached recently – or even a while ago according to another research agency. Although

Mobile phone access for Cubans: the ‘mobile’ as rhetorical force

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Another interesting item: The BBC reports that Cubans get access to mobile phones, as Raul Castro lifts the ban on possessing them: Cubans are to be allowed unrestricted access to mobile phones for the first time, in the latest reform announced under new President Raul