subwaysavant:

Can you hear me now? (No, there’s a train going by)
See that sign? See those little black domes on the bottom?
Cell phone antennas, just installed Tuesday night at Columbus Circle.
The question, though: Is cell phone service underground a welcome addition to a former dead zone, or an unwelcome intrusion into a former refuge of digital isolation? I’ll leave that for you to ponder. 

subwaysavant:

Can you hear me now? (No, there’s a train going by)

See that sign? See those little black domes on the bottom?

Cell phone antennas, just installed Tuesday night at Columbus Circle.

The question, though: Is cell phone service underground a welcome addition to a former dead zone, or an unwelcome intrusion into a former refuge of digital isolation? I’ll leave that for you to ponder. 

  1. ducksonstilts reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    Really good question. I actually quite enjoy the lack of cell phone conversations around me when on a subway.
  2. preciselyrandom reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    What??
  3. jagneta reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    Hmmmm… On one hand, cellphone service underground. On the other, people talking on their cell phones on the subway…...
  4. 8-bit-lapras reblogged this from subwaysavant
  5. jurrasica reblogged this from therealdjqualls and added:
    now I must go to columbus circle and test this out.
  6. giantboombastic reblogged this from mhking
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  8. therealdjqualls reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    I vote no, people are annoying enough on the subway as is.
  9. bukkarooo reblogged this from subwaysavant
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  11. e-zap reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    I don;t quite know If adding reception in the subways for phones is that great of an invention at all as a matter of...
  12. fortheallfather reblogged this from subwaysavant and added:
    The subway station one block from me now has cell phone service? That’s cool and all but…why? People can’t go for more...
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