Free Noise App Makes Working At Home EasierHelp is on the way it’s an online interactive office noise generator called “The Calm Office.” It provides 10 different office sounds that you mix to your own liking.
COVID-19 Commute Times Could Double If Bay Area Ditches Public Transit For CarsAs cities reopen, drivers may be dealing with COVID-19 pandemic-sized commute times if too many people ditch public transit and drive their cars instead, according to a study. In San Francisco, they could more than double.
Air District Links Benefits Of COVID-19 Telecommuting To Bluer Skies, Happier Lives, Improved Workplace, Less TrafficOn the first official day of the summer Spare the Air season, officials said better air is just one of the many benefits of telecommuting during the COVID-19 shelter in place order, and encouraged people to continue working from home after it is lifted.
California Child Care Professionals Harness Tech to Maintain Health and Education Home VisitsCalifornia childcare professionals are now making video calls, recording stories, dropping off learning materials on doorsteps and parking outside families' homes to provide mobile hotspots, all to keep connecting with their clients.
Stanford Researchers Find Telecommuters More Productive, But Workers At Home May Be More LonelyWith more companies looking at allowing their employees to work from home, a team of researchers from Stanford found home-based workers are more productive, but also found telecommuting is not for everyone.
Larry Magid: Telecommuting An Option For BART Commuters Our technology expert says telecommuting is one of the better options for getting around the BART strike if you need to get work done, but not everyone has that luxury.
Yahoo CEO Puts An End To TelecommutingHigh tech workers say working from home is nothing more than part of the Silicon Valley culture. But, that appears to be changing - at least for Yahoo employees, who have been told to start working in the office by June 2013 - or quit.