Before the list [of the dead] was released, Lamir Buzzanelli said his 41-year-old son, Claudemir, an engineer, had called him from Porto Alegre to say he was in the plane and about to return from a business trip.
“My hopes are not too high because I’ve been calling him on his cell phone, and all I get is his voice mail,” Buzzanelli said, his eyes tearing up. — The Associated Press
Presence (or lack of presence) is no longer indicated by life in the physical body (or lack of life in the physical body) but rather the ability of the network to respond to a query. I am here because if you e-mail me I will respond. If I do not respond–