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Ann R. Thryft
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Virtual employees vs virtual RNs?
Ann R. Thryft   2/7/2014 11:45:45 AM
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This looks like some of the medical telepresence robots you've reported on, Liz. Somehow, in the context of an office, it seems more humorous.

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Great tool for the politicians.
Pubudu   2/9/2014 4:32:25 AM
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Elizabeth it's a great way of using the technology Thanks for sharing.


When I reading this, First thing that comes to my mind is that this is a great tool for the politicians, cause that by using this all the ground works can be ignored for the politics meetings such as checking security, Road blocking.............. Which is a hell of a mess for the public.

Elizabeth M
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Re: Virtual employees vs virtual RNs?
Elizabeth M   2/10/2014 4:44:43 AM
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Yes, Ann, it is similar, and I think hospitals are begining to use Double for medical presence as well. I can see your point about it being humorous in an office setting, but also quite handy! I wonder how many in-office jokes there are about the Doubles being used. ;)

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Re: Virtual employees vs virtual RNs?
Elizabeth M   2/10/2014 4:49:12 AM
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By the way, Ann, thanks also for passing this idea along to me! I think I saw something about it last year but didn't obviously cover the story then. It was a fun one to write about and is quite interesting.

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Re: Great tool for the politicians.
Elizabeth M   2/10/2014 4:52:35 AM
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Those are also good ideas for uses, Pubudu, especially the political one. it definitely could save on security, although I think it would lack that personal factor politicians like to give when they press the public flesh. But perhaps it could just supplement these appearances sometimes.

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Battar   2/10/2014 9:13:36 AM
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Dilbert did that in 2012

http://www.dilbert.com/strips/comic/2012-10-26/

A device like this, in a cutting edge high tech environment, is just asking to get hacked. The comedy potential is virtually endless.

Another problem is that while everyone can see you hungrily eyeing the donuts on the table, you cant reach out and grab them. 

 

Pubudu
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Re: Great tool for the politicians.
Pubudu   2/10/2014 11:23:47 AM
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You are right Elizabeth, what I want to highlight is the benefits for the public.

Ann R. Thryft
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Re: Virtual employees vs virtual RNs?
Ann R. Thryft   2/10/2014 10:21:46 PM
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You're welcome, Liz. I can imagine the jokes, too. I suspect there's a lot of them.

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Re: Great tool for the politicians.
a.saji   2/11/2014 12:10:56 AM
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@Elizabeth: Indeed and I have personal experience in my country itself. Even though there are so many technology evolved and are more powerful, still they need the security to go with them physically. I have no idea why but that is the nature. Maybe they are kind of used to it. 

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Re: Great tool for the politicians.
Elizabeth M   2/11/2014 6:17:44 AM
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Yes, and you're definitely right, Pubudu, there are a lot of public benefits to using something like this to make a "public" appearance. As the adoption of Double expands, perhaps this will be one way it is utilized.

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