The Future As Seen By Me In 2010

Well looky here, things one has scanned in eh. (ignore the photo, that's some guy that made some accounting software, not sure what became of him ;) MIKE RIVERSDALE is fuming. The expensive headphones he bought in Sydney three weeks ago have just died. His first reaction is not to randomly spill expletives into his coffee, but to use his iPhone to vent his frustration to his Twitter con- tacts, under the moniker Miramar Mike. "I will also put, 'What should I do?' It's a conversation. I'm reaching out to the people following me." The council predicts hand-held digital devices such as smartphones will rule the world in 2040. They already rule the life of Mr Riversdale, whose company WaveAdept helps businesses adapt - their computing sys- tems to allow staff to work from anywhere - and with anyone. In order of fre- equency, he uses his iPhone to tweet (1136 followers; 8363 tweets since joining), e-mail, make phone calls and use online services, such as checki

Man keeps in contact with friends without using Social Networking site

Wow, I mean it's novel but would that actually still work in this on-line connected world ;-)

News Biscuit: Man keeps in contact with friends without using Social Networking site
A Leicestershire man revealed today that he has been keeping touch with his friends without using Myspace, Friends Reunited and Bebo. Speaking from his home, Ben Stevens, an account manager from Wigston, insisted it was to communicate with people without a computer. ‘I just carried on contacting people in the same way I have for years. More often than not, I pick up the phone or visit someone, have a cup of tea and a chat or whatever. We might even play Scrabble while we were in the same room. Occasionally I even put pen to paper and write a letter.’

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(of course it's humour and not to be taken serious, *phew* )


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