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Habitele: mobile technologies reshaping urban life

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"Habitele" is a neologism that seeks to account for the anthropological mutation we are experiencing, when two thirds of human beings have become equipped with a mobile phone (6.8 billion subscriptions, i.e. approximately 4.5 billion individual users -- figures of 2013). The "connected being" status changes our mood, based on an alert state of mind, on permanent awareness. It changes our way of interacting in everyday life, our coordination skills, because of traceability technical possibilities. But it also offers the opportunity of switching between social worlds we are affiliated to, be they socio-demographic features or precarious tastes that connect us to an ephemeral community (...).
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hal-00973088 , version 1 (21-05-2014)

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Dominique Boullier. Habitele: mobile technologies reshaping urban life. Urbe : Revista Brasileira de Gestao Urbana (Brazilian Journal of Urban Management), 2014, 6 (1), pp.13-16. ⟨hal-00973088⟩
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