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Vector One discuss a generic Spiegel article named How Pocket Positioning Will Change Daily Life. From the article: “For years, the end of physical space was evoked — utopia seemed to lie in the vastness of cyberspace. According to some cyber-visionaries, the future belonged to telecommuters who would require neither offices nor airplanes. But the reality of globalization looks different: Never before have people moved, traveled and flown as much as they do today. Now the personal electronics industry is adapting to this mobile lifestyle by undergoing a kind of “topographical revolution.” “The more solid social orders grow volatile, the more people resort to geographical frames of reference,” historian and essayist Karl Schlögel believes. “Today, in the age of Google Earth, we’re veritably flooded with cartographic material.”“