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Name: Mike Roberts

From: New York

Bio: Windows Systems Admin and Mac User :-)

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: Getting, Sharing Information

Headline: The Ubiquitous Net

Nutshell: 100% on-line all the time.

Vision: Within the next 5 years, the early adopters will be on-line 100% of the time. In 10 years, the middle class on up over the age of 10 will be connected. Small devices like a PDA or Blackberry will use the latest wireless technology to provide audio and video. This will replace traditional cellular phones with portable VoIP. It could also provide portable video conferencing and GPS services.

Date Submitted: 11/12/2004

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