What it's like to turn into a robot at work — literally

Rachel Emma Silverman has penned a fascinating article for The Wall Street Journal in which she describes what it was like to go to work using a telecommuting robot. She embarked on the project to see how feasible it would be to work and collaborate in this way, and to see if it would make her feel closer to far-away… » 8/08/12 11:53am 8/08/12 11:53am

By 2013, Your Virtual Avatar Will Need a Suit and a Haircut

Analyst firm Gartner predicts that by 2013, 70% of companies will have issued their employees guidelines on how virtual avatars involved in company business should act and dress. The question is: do avatars observe wacky Hawaiian shirt day? [via Slashdot] » 10/08/09 7:00am 10/08/09 7:00am