Fax machines had their
teamtime in this country, short as it was. Colleges, though, love to dust off these relics for National Signing Day.
I'm assuming you meant 'time' above.
I work in the mortgage industry, and the industry would crumble without the fax machine. It's amazing to me that we haven't moved past this technology that is 25+ years old.
Though, as a kid in the mid-to-late eighties, I remember my mind being blown when my dad took me to - I think it was a bank - and paid to have a fax sent to someone. The idea, at the time, that someone 1,000 miles away could be looking at/reading the same document we were holding in our hands in a matter of minutes rather than days via the mail was just...