Doctors typically are careful about what they say over the phone to their patients – they generally like to see you face-to-face. So when they say something like, “You need to come in right away,” you may be well into something that started while you weren’t paying attention. One of mobile health’s main appeals to [...]
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Traffic congestion in major cities is taken as a given – one of the necessary evils of modern life. But in less than 50 years, congestion could rise to the level of what one American auto executive calls “a human rights issue.”
Flocks of bloggers descend on Barcelona this weekend to cover the annual GSMA Mobile World Congress, which starts on Monday, February 27. I’m one of them; I’ll be blogging live from the event. And as I pack my bags, I’ll venture a few predictions.
A few nights ago, I was on my way to a restaurant in Barcelona. I was using a map application on my smartphone to find my way. I walked with my phone in my hand watching the little dot tracking my movements on the map, guiding me in the right direction.
Suddenly I was standing waiting [...]
On a flight to Barcelona on a plane packed with telecommunication professionals headed for the Mobile World Congress this week, I took the chance to reflect on the lack of internet connectivity and what it means not to be connected.
At MWC 2011, which is ongoing right now, we’re presenting a number of different Augmented Reality (AR) applications and the interest is really there.