July 5, 2020

The Office of the Future: the Officeless Office

The office of future is becoming clear: it's "no office location". The economics of that is clear
(Economist video via YouTube)
Keeping expensive real estate and wasting time commuting to an office in a big building, to do a job on the off chance you might bump into someone is a waste

The Xerox Star system was a cornerstone of the vision of "the office of the future" but the next step after getting rid of paper is getting rid of "the office" completely.


  1. what can you do if bandwidth is effectively infinite and free?

  2. bandwidth requirements are finite and within reach (esp with StarLink and OneWeb); cost just needs to be less than office real estate and maintenance.


Restoring Medley Interlisp: running well on modern systems

at Interlisp.org and on GitHub (and see issue list ) It's great to work with old friends, as if 30 years hadn't passed.  We have a...