Fax MachineFax MachineDoing some work on digital exclusion a few years ago (part of our Digital Challenge bid) someone made the point that, to a digitally excluded person, a fax machine is actually quite high tech and there must be millions of them lying around or gone to that big tech store in the sky. Or more likely causing some African State to sink under the weight of the landfill sites they now occupy.

I couldn’t comment because for years I worked for an organisation that spent so long deciding whether a fax machine was a good thing to have (even though we had numerous requests daily to fax things through) that, by the time they agreed it was it was a good idea to have one, email had replaced them. More