But with today’s technology innovations like iChat, Telepresence, Google+ hang-outs and yes even Skype, seeing has become as important in the conversation as hearing. YouTube videos go viral…text conversations not so much. The future had video phones and in Fahrenheit 451 everyone connected via the always-on video screen in the room. It’s odd to have a smartphone that’s not smart enough to have the technology built-in so we can talk in real-time and see the person on the other end.
So with higher broadband and increasing data speeds let’s bring face-to-face back to the conversation. Can “beam me up Scotty” be far behind?