Going mobile : how wireless technology is reshaping our lives / Darrell M. West
E-Book | Brookings Institution Press | 2015

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1 online resource (ix, 171 pages)
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-159) and index.
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Mobile technology -- Global entrepreneurship -- Alleviating poverty -- Invention and the mobile economy -- Mobile learning -- Health care -- Medical devices and sensors -- Public outreach -- Disaster relief and public safety -- Future prospects.
The world is going mobile at an astounding pace. Estimates show 80 percent of globalInternet access will take place through mobile devices by 2016. Smartphones, tablets, and handheld devices have reshaped communications, the global economy, and the very way in which we live. The revolution is an electronic nirvana: for the first time in humanhistory we have sophisticated digital applications to help us learn, access financial and health care records, connect with others, and build businesses. But the one trillion dollar mobile industry is still relatively young. Leaders in both the public and.
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Print version: West, Darrell M., 1954- Going mobile 9780815726258 (DLC) 2014034544 (OCoLC)894032650
9780815726265 (electronic bk.)
0815726260 (electronic bk.)
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