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What Back to the Future Got Right... and Wrong

XPRIZE | Posted 10.21.2015 | Technology

Twenty-six years ago, Marty McFly and Doc Brown climbed into their time-traveling flying DeLorean and set the controls to the distant future -- October 21, 2015 -- which happens to be today.

Palliative and Spiritual Care via Videoconferencing

Eric J. Hall | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

While this seems a positive way to care for such patients, the problem of paying for it remains to be addressed. Medicare does cover some areas of telehealth, even videoconferencing. However, the conference must take place at a medical facility, not the patient's home.

Don't Call Me Maybe, Video Me

Dave Ryan | Posted 08.18.2014 | Technology
Dave Ryan

The younger generation uses video daily in their communications, suggesting that today's CIO needs to be thinking about opening up the corporate intranet for such video collaboration that is device and technology agnostic. Not only is it the future, it's good for business and promotes global teamwork.

2017 Called: It Wants to See You Now, Via Your Phone

Dave Ryan | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Dave Ryan

This means the very nature of business will change as all meetings effectively become face-to-(video) face because communication is the centerpiece of how we do business globally.

The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good

Josh Sawislak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Josh Sawislak

The expression "seeing is believing" has basis in fact, and many supervisors and coworkers are more comfortable working with remote employees when they can see them. No, it's not the same as being there, but it's pretty darn close.

Technology Unites Missionaries And Families Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Janine Winkler loves reading books to her 2-year-old grandson Judah, but instead of sitting on her lap...