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Facebook Video Chat

I tried video chat (video conference) via Facebook about a year ago…it sucked. Now…the good folks at PCMag.com tell me that the co-founder of RealNetworks, Rob Glaser, has developed a new Facebook video chat (video call) application called “SocialEyes“. Very clever name. But it remains to be seen how well it works….you know me…Mr. Skeptical. I’ll give it a whirl

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Old Days

It’s Valentines Day, and I am sitting at AltamontCowork just thinking about how technology has changed my life.  MY technology, since I am an engineer (MSEE, University of Kansas) who spent most of his life advancing (or trying to advance) technology….in particular video conferencing and collaboration from a distance. Truthfully….I am not really sure if we did (or are doing)

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PCMag Compares Skype and Facetime Video Conferencing

I ran across this this morning (see YouTube video). A very cool comparison by the very knowledgeable techy’s at PCMag.com showing the video call quality between Skype and Facetime. The test was completed via WiFi since Facetime is limited to that transport mechanism. My Opinions My issue with Facetime is it’s limited call-ability….it works fine between other iPhones, or Macs, but, that is

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Google Docs Application Sharing

Note:  Fast forward to time 5:48 to see how you can share a doc. This past week, I tried something new:  Joleen and I worked remotely, but, together, on a proposal we submitted for a new project. In the old days, application sharing (working together on a document) with video conferencing stuff was unheard of. WebEx (and others) came along

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Participate in TeleWork Week

I got an email today from the TeleWork Exchange. There will be a TeleWork Week in February that you and your company can pledge to participate in.  Here is a snippet of the email. Pledge to telework during Telework Week, a nationwide effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to telework on February 14-18, 2011. More than 3,600 people have already pledged

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