Stories by Daniel Briere & Christine Heckart

New communications tools bring promise

Time for a technology pop quiz. Which of the following does not belong?
A) OTP B) RUT C) B&R D) L8R
If you chose "C", proceed to the head of the class. For those unfamiliar with these acronyms, they are just a sample of the new vocabulary being employed by avid users of instant messaging applications. These so-called "walkie-talkies" of the Internet may actually be the most useful applications, after e-mail, within your organisation.