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UK Vicar Blesses mobile phones and laptops

100111-godberry-01.jpegRev. Canon David Parrott of England’s St. Lawrence Jewry church, which dates back to the 17th century, bestowed a blessing upon a collection of laptops and smartphones. Switched reports.

“Parrott, who actually welcomes gadgets during services (as long as the mobiles are on “vibrate”), said that technology is “our daily working tool, and it’s a technology we should bless.”

Related:Japanese Shrine Blesses our Gadgets

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Cityscape LocativeLab.org is Ronald Lenz's research website on locative & mobile media. This is mostly an archive of blogposts I find inspiring and interesting and an overview of my work. I'm a strategist, technologist and researcher in the field of Location-Based Mobile Services and work at Waag Society, a medialab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I head the Locative Media research program and at 7scenes, a platform for GPS games and tours as creative director. Picture 4 Find me at Twitter, LinkedIn or via ronald [at] waag [dot] org.

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