Anyone remember those scenes from ST:TNG that showed the captain doing paperwork at his desk? He was using a display terminal to read text and to do vtc, AND he was switching between half a dozen data tablets? Remember how conceptually silly that was?
My edc backpack contains a laptop, a tablet, two phones, and one and sometimes two eink reader tablets. My nightstand has two eink tablets on it, and charger points for the phones.
I just saw a coworker sitting at a table in this building talking on one phone, reading email on her laptop, consulting text on a tablet, and taking notes on a ReMarkAble tablet.
The conference room I'm in right has all my edc gear, plus a yuuge 75inch vtc display on the wall, with attached steerable camera, and a glass tablet on the table for controlling the vtc. Plus a multipoint polycom rig on table. And plus an Alexa for Business terminal on the table. Even the lightswitch isn't real, it is a multiibutton scene controller. At least the clock on the wall is a physical moving-hands analog, but I know it gets set and sync remotely via some wiring coming out of wall behind it. And the six 5'x8' white glass whiteboards lining the walls are not "smart". Yet.
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We are within striking distance of ending the blizzard of paper that used to engulf work, but now we're being buried in sheets of colorful glowing glass.