Tag Archives: remote work

Coworking = Life Balance for the Entrepreneur or Telecommuter

In 1990, I was one of two people responsible for writing the “Telecommuting Plan” at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Little did I know then how much “telecommuting” would change my life. In telecommuting I saw the perfect solution to many issues confronting society (and my own life).  Chief among them is what I always strove to achieve: A BALANCED life

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Remote Working at Starbucks by Raley’s in Tracy, CA

I have been using the Starbucks by Raley’s for meetings since selling AltamontCowork.  Since I am familiar with that location, I chose it to be the first of many in this new series researching remote work locations in Tracy, CA. Note:  My original blog researching WiFi “hotspots” was way back in 2007.  WiFi was new back then and you had

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Paradigm Shift: Smartphones Change the Way We Work

A few years ago, I wrote about a technological paradigm shift in the home from a wired network with desktop personal computers, to a wireless, distributed, network connecting multiple laptop computers. It is now 2015, and another dramatic paradigm shift is underway.  Toward a completely mobile, smartphone (or other) environment. To catch you up on my thinking, here is how

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Zoom, Google Meet, Skype and many more video conferencing apps and companies

NOTE: I checked the links on 3/31/2020 during the coronavirus / Covid-19 pandemic. They all work! 🙂 Cloud-based video conferencing is a great way for small to medium sized businesses to get involved with multi-point video conferencing. These businesses do not need to purchase expensive infrastructure components, nor do they need the support personnel needed to run that infrastructure.  Simply sign up

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