Carter Harkins

Chief Storyteller, Harkins Creative

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The Unintended Consequences of Mobile Devices: Good or Bad?

There is little question that mobile and wireless devices will be viewed as one of the defining innovations of our time. But can you foresee some of the unintended consequences, both good and bad? What are they, and why do they matter?

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    Sep 7 2011: The good: Instant access when necessary.
    The bad: Instant access when unnecessary.
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    Sep 8 2011: I think I had a thread on this before. I believe in 2 decades time we will be suing mobile phone and gsm companies just as we do to tobacco companies now. Unfortunately industrial technology develops faster than medical technology that a great threat for all of us.
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    Sep 7 2011: It seems to be destroying proper social relationships, as well as butchering the English language.