|Updated: 11/24/2005; 11:35:55 PM.
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Friday, February 25, 2005
The Intimate Planet
: Skype brings live conversations with strangers from around the world to John Perry Barlow. He gets calls from a Vietnamese and a Chinese student practicing English, an Australian joking around; unmediated, no government minders, no commercial message (at least for now). The free arrival of random voices, like meeting strangers on a train, carries a shock. Like the first exposures to email and the web, the world comes even closer. 11:02:29 PM
Copyright 2005 © Ken Novak.
Last update: 11/24/2005; 11:35:55 PM.