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.

2 comments:

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

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  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.

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