[ExI] Are Cities Dead? (was Re: moving bits, not butts)
pharos at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 08:38:57 UTC 2011
On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Emlyn wrote:
> "Let's do lunch" would be a chain of cafe/restaurants in major cities.
> You go there to have remote business lunches. The tables have a large
> teleconferencing setup at one end. You and a business associate in
> another city would book tables in your respective cities, turn up and
> you both see each other in real time, more or less as though you are
> seated at the same table. You have lunch, chat. Maybe there's a
> dedicated fax-type machine, where you can put a document in and it
> pops out the other side. Maybe you can draw on the screen and the
> person at the other end can see it. etc...
That's just Skype, isn't it? With maybe a bit of Google docs sharing.
Skype can do conference calls and exchange documents.
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