Tag Archives: green tech

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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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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Tesla Introduces Model S

As you know, I am VERY interested in technology that can help save the Environment.   As such I am becoming more active in areas that will help move us in that direction.  Coworking, telecommuting and videoconferencing being among them.   This week I (and many others) got an email announcement from Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors announcing the

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TracyVirtualOffice Coworking

UPDATE Things have moved right along.  Barring unforeseen issues, I will start preparing the TracyVirtualOffice on April 1, 2009.  I hope to be open for business before May 2009. Yes…there will be H.323 video. The TracyVirtualOffice has taken two steps forward today. Taking advantage of a new service for instant blogging by WordPress, I have (as my second step) taken

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