Practice: whiteboard

XII.6 November + December 2005
Page: 42
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Small world, water coolers, and the challenge of remote collaboration


Authors:
Lada Gorlenko

Face it: The world shrinks a little every day. Once, we chose our friends among the folks living next door and our business partners from places within a driving—or even walking—distance. Now, we measure distances in time zones, and we may never meet many of our close allies in person. The big world now sits at our fingertips, just keystrokes away. We have embraced the change, but have we really understood it? In the past ten years, I've spent more time in front of a screen than in front of a human face. Part of it I attribute to…




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