Got a webcam from Amazon [Off Topic]

posted by Helmut Homepage – Vienna, Austria, 2020-08-11 19:49 (250 d 22:51 ago) – Posting: # 21859
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[image]Dear all,

a story from a consultant’s diary.
For 16 years my clients were fine with TCs (phone) and e-mails. Starting in March due to the COVID-19 crisis, many had to work from home and discovered a new toy: Video conferences! Skype, Zoom, Webex, M$ Teams boomed.
In the beginning I had funny conversations like this one:

»We cannot see you!«
»Doesn’t surprise me – I don’t have a webcam.«
»???«

OK, OK. I tried to get one but even the largest stores in Vienna were sold out. End of April I gave in and ordered one from Amazon. Today (yep, after more than three months) it was delivered from Piacenza in Italy.

Google maps suggests this route:
[image] 182 kg CO2
Actually five days passing through four Amazon centers:
[image] 409 kg CO2


THX, well done.

[image] [image] Ed Hawkins (University of Reading)


Dif-tor heh smusma 🖖
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