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CNET News Video: Look who's coming to dinner? Skype guests
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CNET News Video: Look who's coming to dinner? Skype guests

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Next time you set your dinner table, save a seat for your computer. A new project called the "Virtual Dinner Guest" connects families across the world via Skype to discuss the news of the day. CNET's Kara Tsuboi joins a Northern California family who is breaking bread with new friends in Egypt.

The Richardson's breakfast guest were right on time. Welcome to Cairo guys. Hi. Hi, (Darrell?). Welcome to California. Dialing in from Egypt over Skype for a cultural exchange through a new project, called the virtual dinner guest. How much...(trust?) do you (??) given up your vote?. There's more criticism towards to the candidate not the process. Sonoma California based friend (Xena Richardson?) and listed her family in the project as a way for them to break bread and gain a better understanding of people in comfort (??) countries. Was I felt from those young people is more powerful than anything I could relate in the news. In preparation of the chat she prepared (??). A typical Egyptian breakfast food. It's (??) beans with tomatoes and garlic and cumin. It's (??) beans of the middle east. Virtual dinner guest founder, Eric Maddox says the goal is to eat with your mind full. It's simple has having a video monitor at the end of the dinner table and a descent internet connection and some food. Richardson's grandchildren and (??) even got the take the day off from school for this teachable moment. There's (??)...in Egypt (??) different from here. (??). (??) is really cool that we could talk someone on the other side of the world. Yeah, the idea that it's something that...immediately allow to see the humanity and they...in our corporate recipient. As for the Richardson family the dialog is just beginning. In San Francisco. I'm Cara Savoy CNET.com for CBS News.

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