At Builders, we try to do as much as possible to recreate the ease of spontaneous conversations around the water cooler digitally. For instance, next to the platforms for daily communications such as Zoom and Slack, we’ve implemented Remotion to make remote work feel less distant.
, you see who’s available to talk and can quickly start a video call. You get reminded to create a new selfie daily, and one’s status is automatically synced from Google Calendar or manually by choosing different statuses.
Of course, solutions like this only get us so far. As a pleasant surprise earlier this month, we’ve got to play around with Clubhouse
. For those who don’t know, Clubhouse is an app that enables drop-in audio chat, similar to a live podcast setting. Clubhouse rooms and clubs provide the opportunity to talk about topics inside a safe space, with a live and engaged audience.