Robot secretaries and 4-hour workdays? Probably not. But the office of the future will likely be a more pleasant place to toil, even if a jet pack doesn't get you there. Here's a look at workplace tech, both real and imagined, that may redefine the 9-to-5 grind.
The future of your office
By Jeff Bertolucci | PC World
Published 16:00, 03 June 10
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Is your "home office" really the kitchen table or a desktop in the laundry room? If so, the OfficePod is your passport to roomier digs. This portable office, ideal for the backyard, measures 2.1 by 2.1 meters (just under 7 by 7 feet) and is spacious enough to accommodate one work-surface-bound person. Available in the United Kingdom, the OfficePod might serve as a small guest house too, except that there's no loo.