We who live with earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and terrorism must sometimes face the frustrating prospect of having something urgent to say but no way of getting it out. What do you do after the electricity goes off for 24 hours? Cell phone and computer batteries donít last forever, as anyone on a long car trip knows. And what do you do while theyíre trying to fix the cell-phone tower?
Even landlines donít always work. On the day of the 9/11 attacks, New Yorkers could call out on their landlines, but others couldnít call in.
Interesting ideas on mocoNews.net: Mobile Risks and Rewards in the Eye of the Storm.