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Reach out and lie to someone

You know how, when you get a call from someone who’s on a mobile phone, you often ask “where are you?”

Well, according to this very cool study of cell-phone behavior — 20% of the time, the person on the mobile lies about their location.

(Thanks to Smart Mobs for pointing to this study!)

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I'm Clive Thompson, the author of Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better (Penguin Press). You can order the book now at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Powells, Indiebound, or through your local bookstore! I'm also a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and a columnist for Wired magazine. Email is here or ping me via the antiquated form of AOL IM (pomeranian99).

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