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Body Doubles: A New Way to Work From Home

Nov 20, 2015 | 58 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Telecommuting is the new not telecommuting. But there are intangible advantages to being physically present in an office. Double robot (retail price $2,500) is a new approach to telepresence. The mobile robot, controlled by you, allows you to occupy physical space at work–from anywhere in the world. In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, New-York-based senior editor James Hamblin tries it out with a visit to The Atlantic headquarters in Washington D.C.

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Authors: Nicolas Pollock, James Hamblin, Jaclyn Skurie

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