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TECHKNOW: Well sited - How many times after a phone conversation with a friend or colleague do you meet up in person only to discover that you have failed to get your point across? Tempting as it is to blame such failures on the mental deficiencies of the

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Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

How many times after a phone conversation with a friend or colleague do you meet up in person only to discover that you have failed to get your point across? Tempting as it is to blame such failures on the mental deficiencies of the other person, the truth is that it is not easy to make yourself plain using words alone.

Enter www.wecandrawit. com, a refreshingly quick and easy answer to the problem. Both parties log on to the site, type in a password and gain instant, real-time access to a shared scribbling pad.

Suddenly, explaining an alternative pricing structure or the best way from your office to the station becomes a lot easier. And as the other person can also draw, you too may discover something that you haven't understood.

The site is fun and genuinely useful, if a bit basic. But hurry if you want to use it. It's free and, as it has no advertising, it's hard to see how it will make any money.

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