For our October Readers’ Review: a novella that became an instant classic when it was written nearly two centuries ago. It is the ghostly tale of a lanky loner and a headless horseman. Some even call it the first American horror story. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.
What’s next for cell and smart phones. Once they were simply for making and receiving calls. Today they can be used to text, browse, shop, take photos and play videos. The future of mobile communications.
- Martin Cooper made the first handheld cellular phone call and is the co-founder of Arraycomm.
- Richard Ling professor at the IT University of Copenhagen and is a sociologist at the Telenor research institute. He is the author of 'New Tech, New Ties: How mobile communication is reshaping social cohesion.' He is also the author of 'The Mobile Connection: The cell phone's impact on society.'
- Walter Mossberg author and creator of the weekly Personal Technology column in The Wall Street Journal, which has appeared every Thursday since 1991. He is also the co-creator and co-producer of the technology industry annual conference, D: All Things Digital, and is the co-executive editor of the technology web site, allthingsd.com.
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