Mobiles Phones as Weapons of Mass Information

Posted by KatrinVerclas on Feb 09, 2009

The Inquirer notes, tongue in cheek, that "apparently the mobile phone is the way forward for political protest, citizen journalism and empowerment..One after another, TED speakers seem to be trying to convince us our mobiles are actually so much more than flashy little devices we play Snake on, or send pictures of recently built snowmen with, they can actually be used as weapons of information. A mobile rocket-in-your-pocket, if you will."'s Katrin Verclas is a 2009 TED Fellow. Business Week has a 'curtain raiser' overview as well on TED 2009 and Katrin.