Five Tenets: Referenceability

This post is part of a series on the Five Tenets of a Modern, Multi-Modal, Real-Time Communications Application. Referenceability As daily users of the web and the internet, we’ve all become very accustomed to the idea of clicking on things to see more information. Perhaps the most powerful and enduring gift that Tim Berners-Lee gave […]

Five Tenets: Contextuality

This post is part of a series on the Five Tenets of a Modern, Multi-Modal, Real-Time Communications Application. Contextuality Perhaps one of the most important, and least recognized, tenets of an RTC App is Contextuality. Today, we have many communications tools available to us: telephones, instant messaging, video chats, Skype, Google, Slack, mobile phones, tablets […]

Five Tenets: Fluidity

This post is part of a series on the Five Tenets of a Modern, Multi-Modal, Real-Time Communications Application. Fluidity Fluidity is the subject in this second post on the Five Tenets of RTC Apps. I define Fluidity as the ability of a single conversation to move fluidly between various modes of conversation. The most important […]

Five Tenets: Adaptability

This post is part of a series on the Five Tenets of a Modern, Multi-Modal, Real-Time Communications Application. Adaptability In this first post on the Five Tenets of RTC Apps, I want to talk about Adaptability. In short, Adaptability is the quality of adapting the communications to the device and capabilities available. In the image […]