Remember your first fax? C'mon now -- admit your fascination. Those of us of a certain age remember hearing that first electronic alert, dutifully leaving our desks, circling around the new electronic wonder with co-workers, and staring at a glossy sheet of paper as it chugged, lurched and grinded out of the fax machine.
I didn't realize that fax machines are still very much alive, well and play an integral role in the Japanese business world. Check out this New York Times report.