Wall Street has seen dramatic productivity improvements through the implementation of a few rigorously enforced standards, such as SWIFT ISO 15022, which "sets the principles necessary to provide the different communities of users with the tools to design message types to support their specific information flows."
Since this is the "fun" issue, I decided to take an off beat look at what your office computers could be doing while you're not using them. The concept of donating idle computer time to science projects has been around since the dawn of the Internet.
We know you're busy. But even doctors find themselves with a little time to kill every now and then. When this happens, we suppose you could do something like read a book or talk with a friend or family member, but who wants to do that?