Telecommuting / Telework Bill Passed

This article in the Washington Post tells us that today, a bi-partisian (who’d a thunk that could happen?) proposed bill to allow more Federal Gov’t workers to work at home or at other locations (like COWORKING!) was passed and will now go to President Obama for his signature.   Since he has been pushing for this, I am hopeful this will become law. Don’t be … Continue reading Telecommuting / Telework Bill Passed

Bay Area to Install EV Charging Stations

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Board recently approved $5 million for the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and home chargers. According to the press release, the money will fund the installation of: 3,000 home chargers 2,000 public chargers 50 fast chargers (off of freeways) They say that transportation is responsible for […] Continue reading Bay Area to Install EV Charging Stations

Solar Storm Tonight

Breaking News: I’m NOT a breaking news kind of blogger, but, I was reading National Geographic (see this link) just now and there is a solar storm that will hit the earth late tonight (August 3, 2010). Here is a video of the sun burp that will cause the storm…..VERY COOL http://www.youtube.com/v/VyaqxKkSCpU&hl=en_US&fs=1 Gee…is my new HTC Aria (which is friggin awesome by the way) gonna … Continue reading Solar Storm Tonight

What is Coworking?

Visit this site to start to learn more about Coworking Short History A couple of years ago, I read an article on coworking.  After reading it, I thought to myself…wow, this is just like the old Neighborhood Telecommuting Centers of the 1980’s. Having co-written the first “Telecommuting Plan” at LLNL, I became a staunch advocate of telecommuting and in the early to mid-90’s, I pondered … Continue reading What is Coworking?

TracyVirtualOffice Hosts Tracy TweetUP

Social networking meets technology. Last night, the TracyVirtualOffice coworking location (that be me…) hosted Tracy’s first TweetUP.  The event was well attended and the energy was palpable. Just like coworking. 🙂 This video was taken by a Tracy Press reporter (Justin) using one of those really cool Flip cameras.  The quality is excellent.  Eventually this video will show up on the TracyPress.com front page and … Continue reading TracyVirtualOffice Hosts Tracy TweetUP