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Re: At home I most often use

by jonadab (Parson)
on Mar 08, 2006 at 13:39 UTC ( #535163=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to At home I most often use

What is this obsession with _voice_ communications? I communicate much better in writing.

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Re^2: At home I most often use
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 08, 2006 at 20:00 UTC
    Efficiency and multi-tasking.

    You have all ten fingers free to type when you're on a hands-free speaker phone. When you're tied up typing on a chat site, you don't. :-)

    Not to mention that voice communications are typically orders of magnitude *faster*, especially when it comes to convenying intagibles like mood and personality.

Re^2: At home I most often use
by Anonymous Monk on Mar 08, 2006 at 20:04 UTC
    Who said anything about voice communications?

    I use POTS and a modem for email, for example...

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