Remote work and the importance of writing

THE PANDEMIC has given a big shove to all forms of digital communication. Video-conferencing platforms have become verbs. Venture capitalists make their bets after watching virtual pitches. Products like Loom and mmhmm help workers send pre-recorded video messages to their colleagues. More than a third of Slack users each week are now “huddling”—using the product’s new audio feature to talk to each other. And all this is before the metaverse turns everyone into an avatar.

Listen to this story

Your browser does not support the <audio> element.

A workplace dominated by time on screens may seem bound to favour newer, faster and more visual ways of transmitting information.

→ Continue reading at The Economist

Similar Articles

Advertisment

Most Popular

Apple reportedly requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine booster shots

Apple employees may have to stay up to date on their COVID-19 vaccines if they want to avoid significant hassles. The Verge says it...

How VFX Contenders Crafted Key Sequences in ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Shang-Chi’ and ‘Army of the Dead’

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” The VFX team at MPC Film was responsible for animating the Mini-Pufts scene for “Ghostbusters: Afterlife.” “It was one of those moments...

'Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection' heads to Nintendo Switch on February 17th

Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection will make its way to Nintendo Switch on Feburary 17th, Ubisoft announced on Tuesday. First announced for PlayStation 4...