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Mobile Technologies and Boundaryless Spaces: Slavish Lifestyles, Seductive Meanderings, or Creative Empowerment?

@inproceedings{Dholakia2003MobileTA,
  title={Mobile Technologies and Boundaryless Spaces: Slavish Lifestyles, Seductive Meanderings, or Creative Empowerment?},
  author={N. Dholakia and D. Zwick},
  year={2003}
}
According to the instrumental theory of technology, mobile technologies – what McLuhan’s refers to as electronic prostheses – promise opportunities for greater freedom, creativity, leisure, and productivity by enhancing organic bodily functions. Correspondingly, as (Cavallaro, 2000) would argue, objects such as mobile phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), portable physiotherapy units, laptops, and portable stereos – to name just a few – seem to impart a sense of 
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