Icon 106: Mobile phones 01.04.12

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In this special issue of Icon, we bring together designers, writers and experts to consider the meaning of the world's most important object, the mobile phone

In 2012, the number of mobile phones exceeded the 7 billion humans on the planet. For our April 2012 (Icon 106) issue we asked novelists, academics, experts and designers to reflect on this communication revolution, in a 22-page special on how cell phones have changed the ways we behave, connect to and navigate the world. And to make their own predictions about how mobile phone technology will look in the future.

Click below to read each essay.

MOBILE PHONES

Will Self

Addiction

No signal

Cell phone towers

Privacy

Camera phones

Foxconn

London riots

BERG

Egypt 

 

 

 

 

 

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