Cell phones and their impact on the world – May 12, 2013

Cell phones and their impact on the world – May 12, 2013

Today, there are more cell phones on the planet than people! Revista Da Cultura Magazine, in Brazil, sat down with with Marty to discuss the impact the growth of cell phone usage has had on our lives. Despite the fact people spend 30% more time per day on a mobile phone than with their partner, mobile technology has done much for the world and Marty Cooper is to thank for it. Read the interview, in Portuguese,  here.

 

 

 

40th Anniversary of the Cell Phone:  April 3, 1973 – April 3, 2013

40th Anniversary of the Cell Phone: April 3, 1973 – April 3, 2013

News outlets around the globe celebrated the 40th anniversary of Marty’s first cellular phone call on April 3, 1973 with coverage highlighting that first call, how Marty and his team developed the first cellular phone, how mobile phones affect society, and more. Here’s a partial list of the stories retelling the story of this historic event:

 International:

United States:

 

Marty Talks with Brazilian Web Portal UOL About Cellular’s Past and Present (português) – March 2012

Marty Talks with Brazilian Web Portal UOL About Cellular’s Past and Present (português) – March 2012

Marty talked with Brazilian web portal UOL in early 2012 as summarized in their March 5, 2012 article, “Current Mobile Phones are Very Expensive and Difficult to Use.”  The interview ranges from Marty’s recollection of the first cellular phone call, the role cellular plays in society, and Marty’s thoughts on cell phone features, pricing and usability.

The page is in Portuguese:  turn on the auto-translate feature of your browser to enjoy this interview in your language.

 

Marty falou com web brasileira portal UOL no início de 2012, conforme resumido na sua 05 de março de 2012 artigo, “Telemóveis atuais são muito caros e difíceis de usar.” A entrevista varia de recolhimento da primeira chamada de telefone celular, as dramatizações celulares na sociedade, e pensamentos de Marty sobre os recursos de telefone celular, de preços e de usabilidade de Marty.

A página está em Português: ativar o recurso de auto-translate do seu navegador para desfrutar desta entrevista no seu idioma..

Video en português: “Futuro do Pretérito” – Octubre de 2011

Video en português: “Futuro do Pretérito” – Octubre de 2011

Marty fala sobre os telefones móveis neste vídeo por Wilheim Rodrigues de Outubro de 2011, intitulada “O Futuro do Pretérito -. Episódio 2”

Rodrigues é estudante de jornalismo na Escola de Comunicações e Artes da Universidade de São Paulo (ECA / USP).

Para assistir o vídeo no YouTube, clique aqui.

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Marty talks about mobile phones in this video by Wilheim Rodrigues from October 2011, entitled “Future do Preterite – Episode 2.”

Rodrigues is a journalism student at the School of Communications and Arts at the University of São Paulo (ECA / USP).

To watch the video on YouTube, click here.