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More Public Spaces Should Block Phone Signals

Posted 03 August 2016

The thing about phones today is that they’re not just phones, are they? They’re sophisticated computers that open up all kinds of opportunities for entertainment, collaboration and innovation.

However, research is showing that they can also be doorways into a world of distraction.

In Britain, a debate has opened up as to whether or not we would benefit if some public spaces actually blocked signals from smartphones and the internet.

The owners of at least one British pub have done just that,... Click for more

What’s your view?

Should more public spaces block phone signals to get people talking?

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Once upon a time, cemeteries were built around churchyards, and most often in the middle of a town or village. This might seem a bit gruesome by our modern standards, but it probably served at least one very helpful purpose. No doubt, it kept people constantly in mind of the fact that this life is but a temporary thing. They couldn't come into town without being... Click for more

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If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

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