In this second of two programs that trace the history and future of communication, Burt takes a look at some of the amazing things people are doing with their mobile phones. We see how a mobile phone mounted on the helmet of a blind skier allows her to compete in the Paralympics, how mobile phones are being used to test for vision problems in young children, and how they are being used to track sounds in the rainforest and spot illegal loggers.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 2006
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Burt Wolf, an internationally syndicated television journalist and prolific public television host, provides an overview of the area and its history, then introduces the people, architecture, art, culture, food and tourist attractions of some of the world's most interesting locations.
His relaxed, personable and irreverent style makes the episodes both informative and entertaining.