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Name: Ben Torgesen

From: North Carolina

Bio: I am an IT Engineer

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: Communication

Headline: All things will be connected

Nutshell: Everyone will be connected to the internet (and therefore all communications and information) during their waking hours.

Vision: People will be wirelessly connected to the internet during their waking hours. Each person will have 3 or more gadgets that form a local area network. An ear piece will enable person-to-person discussions, but also person-to-internet discussions where you can verbally query information services. A wireless display will allow web surfing, viewing of videos, or video conferencing at all times.

Date Submitted: 11/11/2004

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