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posticon Getting Away from It All by John Cali

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On October 29 The Washington Post ran an article demonstrating how pervasive technology has become in our lives.
John Cali

The first sentence of the article read “You can’t get away from a cell phone call, even at the top of the world.”

It seems TeliaSonera, a Swedish telecom company, has installed new high-speed internet service near, of all places, Mount Everest’s base camp at 17,000 feet above sea level. Now folks climbing the world’s tallest mountain can use cell phones, Facebook, and Twitter on their way to the summit.

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