I am indebted to Alan Fricker of the Health Informaticist for alerting me to a fascinating and well-made film, People and their Desks.
The desks may not be typical; all the subjects interviewed in the six minutes are designers of one sort or another.
At the end, one asks what the future of the desk might be, and postulates that it will become a 'state of mind'.
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