"New York City will install new technology to allow 911 centers to receive images from cell phones. Citizens will be able to send still images or videos from camera phones or computers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
The city joins several other municipalities that are testing similar services, though it is probably the largest to try such a project. ..."
This sounds like an idea that could really make a positive difference. Thomas Friedman might see it as yet another world-flattener.