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Information Technology

The world is changing. Rapidly. Bits are flying over the Internet at an unprecedented pace. As my loyal reader…..you know my feelings about Cisco and video conferencing, but, it looks to me as though they are getting back to focusing on handling bits….a very good thing.  For everyone! This commercial by Cisco is interesting.  I LOVE the part where they

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Future of Video Conferencing from Corning

Got this Youtube link in an email this morning….although it is a Corning glass “infomercial” it shows us (at least partly) how video conferencing might evolve in the near future…using glass. VERY COOL. We already have videoconferencing on mobile smartphones, and on large walls in conference rooms, so the vision put forth by Corning, although very well done and interesting, is,

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Participate in TeleWork Week

I got an email today from the TeleWork Exchange. There will be a TeleWork Week in February that you and your company can pledge to participate in.  Here is a snippet of the email. Pledge to telework during Telework Week, a nationwide effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to telework on February 14-18, 2011. More than 3,600 people have already pledged

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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 […]

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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

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Telecommuting = Coworking = Telework

OK, this is ridiculous. Folks….it is 2010. The Internet is at nearly everyone’s feet, computers have evolved into lean mean mobile machines, phones have done the same. Social networks abound, email, IM, Twitter, Facebook, videoconferencing, voice, video, and data….all at your fingertips. Airports, train stations, McDonalds, Starbucks, Barnes & Noble, just about every where there is wireless access to the

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