Take a Number


Martin suggests an interesting take a number design for how the presence, interrupt, asynchronies communication problem might be solved. For this to work well, an estimated wait time is needed. Different wait times for different correspondents based on static and dynamic information about the relationship. Monopoly telecommunication companies could let you spend multiple minutes from your monthly allotment to move thru the line faster. This is all tied to Martin’s insight that celebrities will sell elements of the presence to their fans. In the future we will all be celebrity phone companies!

0 thoughts on “Take a Number

  1. Ben Hyde

    you need to stop using my name, basterd. I am the one and true Ben Hyde. Quit impersonating people that you should not.

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