Here come hot desks, Zoom rooms - and holograms?

 With some employees permanently moving to remote work, there has been discussion among some companies about using artificial intelligence to conjure up holographic representations of staff.
With some employees permanently moving to remote work, there has been discussion among some companies about using artificial intelligence to conjure up holographic representations of staff.PHOTO: NYTIMES

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Since the pandemic sent workers home last year, a slew of modifications have been made to office buildings to protect against the spread of the coronavirus. Now, as companies prepare to bring workers back, experts say even more changes are on the way.

Expect expanded gathering spaces and fewer personal workstations, for instance, changes that are being fuelled by the success of working from home. Companies like Google, Microsoft and Walmart have already announced proposals for hybrid work models that will allow employees to continue to work remotely at least a few days a week.

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