COWORKING in a Small Town: Lessons Learned

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On May 1, 2009 I opened the first COWORKING location in San Joaquin County and Tracy, CA. A revolutionary concept in office space I was sure everyone would instantly embrace.  In 2009, our country was in the middle of the worst

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Posted in Collaboration, Coworking, Technology, Telecommuting

Telecommuting: Start Your Engines

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See ALL my articles on Telecommuting Start Your Engines–Or Not This was also published in the Tracy Press. Just coming off a wonderfully cool week (sic) in the ForCarol.com fireworks booth, my mind is still not all here, so here

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Google Cardboard Virtual Reality

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Google Cardboard has been around for a year or two.  Until now, I followed the progress of Virtual Reality with great interest, but, had not yet played with VR of any kind, soooooo, I decided to give it a test

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Music: Google Play and iTunes

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I realize that music CD’s are going the way of the dodo bird…..BUT…..we still have a great CD collection, and Lori keeps buying CD’s. As such, I have a TON of uploaded CD music on my Windows computer–in iTunes. But,

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Posted in Android, Apple iTunes, Cloud, Google, Technology

Our Land Line Telephone: End of an Era

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On April 10, 2016 the unthinkable happened……we cancelled our land line telephone service.  209-836-2044 is now disconnected / out of service. Really quick history: Lori and I are both old time Bell Labs employees in Holmdel, NJ.  So land lines

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Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

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A few years ago (mainly because I was broke and could no longer afford high-priced PC centric programs like Word, Excel, etc) I decided to start moving my PC-centric “stuff” off of my computer and into the cloud (I happened

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GEEK Christmas Gifts 2015

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This year I am hoping you will shop as much as possible using Amazon Smile.  Doing that will help us help ForCarol.com with college scholarships and classroom supplies in Carol’s memory. Happy GEEKmas 2015  — Sony Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker For the

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