There is always Thomas Allen's famous finding [within organizations] back in
the mid-60s [before email and other CMC]...
"...two people on the same floor, if separated by more then 25 yards, will
rarely have any significant communication."
Allen, T.J. (1966),"Performance of Information Channels in the Transfer of
Technology", Industrial Management, 8:87-98.
Edmund Chattoe wrote:
> Specifically, how much difference does spatial dispersion make to
> network links?