5 Articles Tagged skype

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Three Obstacles to Using Skype or Google Hangouts for Business Meetings

  • Luke Stangel
  • March 14, 2014 | 3 minutes to read
  • There's no shortage of freemium ways to communicate: Skype, Google+ Hangouts, Facetime, and many many more. But for businesses that are serious about making their…
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A non-expert's opinion on why videoconferencing CAN help you land that dream job

  • Luke Stangel
  • August 5, 2013 | 3 minutes to read
  • There's been a lot of attention lately around using video conferencing during the interview process - mostly negative. Even Fox News is saying it's bad.…
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David Foster Wallace's Misguided Fears About Video Conferencing

  • Luke Stangel
  • April 21, 2013 | 3 minutes to read
  • In his celebrated novel Infinite Jest, the late satirist David Foster Wallace imagined a reality where video chatting quickly rose, then plummeted, in popularity. Why?…
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Do We Want To Video Conference In Front Of Our TVs?

  • Luke Stangel
  • March 11, 2013 | 4 minutes to read
  • Hey y'all! Pardon mah accent, but I just came back from three jam-packed days at the South by Southwest (SxSw) Interactive conference in Austin, Texas.…
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Telecommuting Used To Suck. Today's Technology Makes It Awesome.

  • Luke Stangel
  • March 4, 2013 | 5 minutes to read
  • Let's not sugarcoat things: as Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's now-notorious HR memo states, working with nearby co-workers has its pluses. And telecommuting CAN be rough…