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Re: <nettime> imho, another bad idea.
ed phillips on 9 Mar 2001 06:23:20 -0000


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Re: <nettime> imho, another bad idea.


It makes no difference wether I want it or
you think it is "imho a bad idea". If it is attractive
to enough other people, it will invade your urban experience.

Please give the culture critic an aspirin.

ed


Bill Spornitz wrote:

> People who plan for the electric future must have no real lives in
> the present. Either that, or they never quite got over those
> fantastic images of communication devices they were exposed to in
> their formative years. But somehow, they can't quite remember the
> good things these devices did and can only come up with bad, stupid
> and useless things. If my cellphone rang, beeped, whistled or farted
> a message that there were tables available in some restaurant I
> passed, I would throw it at the nearest hard surface. No - I'd
> probably throw it at the restaurant.
>
> Please, somebody give these print journalists another drink and put
> them to bed...  ;->
>
> b
>
> ps - is there anybody out there for whom these *services* would be useful?
>
> >
> >from edupage
> >http://www.educause.edu/pub/edupage/edupage.html
> >
> >
> >USE OF LOCATION DEVICES RISES, PROMPTING PRIVACY CONCERNS
 <...>

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