As reported in Computer Weekly, 50% of large global companies still communicate with their suppliers through phone, email, and fax.
While 95% of respondents expect processes to be more automated in the next 5 years, there is still a heavy use of Continue reading “50% of large global companies still communicate with suppliers through phone, email, and fax”
The fax arrives – It hits a door hinge – A wire gets tugged – A doorbell goes off – there must be a fire!
The Detroit Free Press is reporting that local firehouses have improvised alarm systems by having incoming faxes with alerts about fires knock over Continue reading “Firefighters in Detroit rigging fax machine rube goldberg machines”
The online fax company fax zero sent more than 2 million faxes in 2013, and just released their “top faxed numbers of 2013”.
At the top of the list Continue reading “What are the most used fax numbers?”
Recently a fax number dialled a Twillo voice-to-text transcription phone number.
Usually these services are used for making voicemail easier to work with (it arrives as an email instead of having to listen to it and write it down), however this time it Continue reading “Voice to text translation service makes fax poetry”
Taken from a larger piece in the Irish Times about a retreat of a group of Syrian Rebels:
“Diplomatic sources also say the “Free Syrian Army” is a name disparate local militias adopt without co-ordinating action or putting themselves under the command of Col Riad al-Assad, a defector based in Turkey who Continue reading “With a small office and a fax machine, even you can claim to lead a rebel army”
Showing at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art from Mar 2nd to June 23, 2012 will be the exhibition “FAX”. It is a traveling exhibition curated by João Ribas, and co-organized by The Drawing Center, New York, and Independent Curators International (ICI), New York.
From the exhibition’s page:
“FAX invites a multigenerational group of artists, architects, designers, scientists, filmmakers and writers to reconceive of the fax machine as a thinking and drawing tool. Participants transmit their fax-based work via the venues’ working fax lines through the duration of the exhibition’s tour. Faxes by nearly Continue reading “Fax – The Exhibition”
As told by the Tampa Bay Business Journal in “Pinellas congressman uses fax to pressure postmaster”, a recent victory for St. Petersburg, Florida happened when the local congressman faxed the postmaster general to keep the local postmark.
A good example that in a world where bureaucracy and Continue reading “The Best Way to Contact the Post Office? Fax”
As reported by the Khaleej Times in an article called “Anger on the Rise” consisting of a list of annoyances that are common in the world today, “75 per cent of workers become angry when a colleague leaves the printer/fax machine empty of paper.”
While it’s inconsiderate, it’s also Continue reading “Don’t be “That Person””
AIIM, the “Global Community of Information Professionals” recently released a report on the benefits of removing paper from corporate office processes.
If anything, many of the advancements of the paperless office have moved to more printing and paperwork than less. Quoting a survey run by Continue reading “Is Your Paperless Office Creating More Paper?”
In a world of laser guided missiles, multi-million dollar fighter jets, and cyber-warfare, there is, apparently still a need for fax based technology in the world of warfare.
As covered by Time magazine’s article Continue reading “Faxing at 10,000 Feet?”