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mathx writes "Jesse Hirsh, internet culture and technology writer, has an article up at the Ceeb about the future of cell phones, the internet and open source social networking technologies like Google's recently announcedOpenSocial. "..instead of the internet being someplace separate that we connect to only when we're near a computer, these devices will create a permanent link so that the internet is always accessible, ubiquitous and part of every interaction we have with the world.", he writes. "..the notion of calling someone will slowly be replaced with the reality that you're always in contact and all you have to do is speak and they will hear you." Google's embracing of OpenSource in these efforts will allow it to compete very effectively with Microsoft and Apple in this newly emerging arena."