The fax machine lives on in Japan

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.



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