I'm sure the Jetsons covered it too. I'm guessing Carol & Co were funnier about it.
We have that issue with FaceTime now, or Skype or any other of the mobile apps.
But I finally had to endure the future (for us anyway) of a regional teleconference meeting. Eight hours of 16 people in seven locations talking, giving or listening to presentations.
It's a new, fresher Hell.
Can I tell you how often I wanted to nod off? Or to look at my
One must feign interest.
I don't do that well.
As you might imagine, it probably took the first 45 minutes to work through the technological issues and then we were just playing catch-up after that.
Sadly, this probably is the wave of the future. It's cheaper than getting 16 people off-site, with air fare, hotels and food. I have friends who have interviewed via video-conference - that seems less of a disaster, but you might be able to get away without pants while going through your skill set and background.
Too bad I couldn't have gotten away with sitting through the meeting in sweats. Or with a doggie next to me.
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