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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen…but are felt in the heart….Helen

April 16, 2007 - 0 Comments

Matt,I think the big inhibitors here are probably more cultural, than technical.Videomail is going to push a level of intimacy that the multi-tasking work may not love: we have to focus directly on those subjects we are communicating to/with. To me, this is the essence of why videomail will ultimately make it: in the cold, lonely reaches of cyberspace, people are looking for more intimate, direct connections with co-workers, friends and families (i.e., this is the heart of why we are moving to the human network, from the network of search and commerce). So for me, videomail, enabled with wireless networking is an act of faith; if you build it, they will come.’s tackle your issues, one at a time.1. Cost: in the history of Moore’s law, when has bandwidth costs not come down over time?2. Application consistency: well the mash up world of the Internet is about living with inconsistencies. My cellphone “snaps, crackles and drops” every night as I hit the coverage hole on the road home. Do I drop the phone or redial? 3. Etiquette changes all the time, despite what Emily Post says The real is a matter of choice. Video when you can, email/voicemail when you must. It’s the YOU decade, so communicate in the way you find most effective. Or in the words of the author of Peter Pan“”Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.”James M. Barrie

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