Thanks to the paperless office that will never arrive, you can still find photocopiers in almost any corporate setting. They’re a necessary hassle, but Xerox is making its machines slightly less of a burden to have around with new functionality that automatically translates a document as it’s being copied.
Not content with having them only print, copy, collate, and staple, Xerox is adding a new trick to its photocopiers that promises to give teachers more time with their students. Custom software will actually let a school's photocopier not only grade papers, but also keep tabs on which students are struggling in…
Presumably in an attempt to boost sales, Sharp's got a new line of professional office photocopiers that boast a built-in Plasma-cluster Ion air purifier. It claims the gimmick is to help stop the spread of disease and sickness in an office environment given everyone shares the photocopier.
You know you have way too much money when you start thinking about gold-plating your office equipment. But actually doing it? These are your salad days slowly being eaten away, Mr Yogi Proctor.
Boy meets girl. Girl runs away. Boy pursues. Girl falls head over heels—literally. It all sounds so familiar, but when it's been shot entirely on a photocopier, it feels as sublime as the very first time.
Like the Science Guy before him, Bill Hammack the Engineer Guy takes stuff you ordinarily might not be interested in—like how exactly a photocopier works—and makes it fun and digestible. Now where's the Taxes Guy. [Engineer Guy]
Don't get me wrong, I love working from home for Gizmodo—working from bed, in the garden, in my underwear...it's a never-ending buffet of luxury. But I do miss abusing an office photocopier/printer/fax-machine. As well as the interns.