Mega Mobil, Micro-Communities

With almost half the planet using mobile phones today, the device has transformed into a mega platform, changing how, when, where, and about what we connect and interact. As the mega-mobile empowers micro-communities, Motorola chief technology officer Padmasree Warrior leads a discussion about the social, cultural, economic, political, and technological impacts of the mobile phone.

Speakers: Padmasree Warrior
Festival: 2007

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