“Mobile phones are misnamed. They should be called ‘gateways to all human knowledge.’”
— Ray Kurzweil
Some 4.5 billion mobile phones are now in use worldwide‚ providing unprecedented opportunities to communicate and collaborate with people in even the remotest of communities. Since the earthquakes in Haiti and Chile‚ it has become clear that a mobile movement is afoot: Phones and other devices are being used for everything from delivering aid and raising awareness to sharing photos and spreading news. Click on the world map below to see the various initiatives underway.