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Bring Back the Telephone

Videoconferencing has taken over the world. It might be time for the world to push back.

The long-term impact of the Covid pandemic on how people work remains very much an open question. But one undeniable consequence has been that the video call has become the default means of holding remote meetings or having conversations, even when only a couple of people…




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James Surowiecki

James Surowiecki

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.

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