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  1. JoshCRM
    JoshCRM April 10, 2008 at 3:22 am |

    Or, y’know, **fret**:
    http://www.gogoinflight.com/ — coming soon to an American Airlines jet near you (assuming the one near you isn’t grounded, that is).

    How come no one seems to see that “In-flight WiFi” = “Skype-capable laptops on every tray table not in its full, upright, and locked position”?

    Besides: Those seat-back, credit-card-enabled in-flight phones have been around a long time — and the only thing that kept the fat guy in the middle seat from gabbing away for all five hours of your flight to SF was the prohibitive cost of making a call from one of them.

    Where, O where, can we score a Cone of Silence?
    (Maxwell Smart, we salute you.
    Yes, you had a phone in your shoe — something the TSA obviously is on the lookout for now — but you also knew enough to know the value of shutting the hell up.)

    j.

  2. Lauren
    Lauren April 10, 2008 at 10:09 am |

    Dude, this is scary because people will be able to talk freely! No one used those phones because they were expensive — now, no one will care about yapping away on their BlackBerry/iPhone/etc. The apocalypse is surely upon us.

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