How many software engineers here telecommute?

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[ATTACH=RIGHT]16417[/ATTACH]Telecommuting is one thing but how about actually being there. Imagine you’re working from New York and you need to check up on a production plant in Seattle. Imagine being able to walk around the building in Seattle while sitting at your desk in New York, talking to people around the remote office, going in and out of meetings in the conference room, even keeping a close eye on the production line. Well Menlo Park, CA based Willow Garage is making that possible with their Texai communication systems. Now humans can actually inhabit a robot-like unit (think Avatar minus the …

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Hi all, thanks for reading my post ) My name is Yuriy Horobey, I am developing web for more than 10 years. There are some same geeks like me arround me, so I am forming my company, registering it and searching for partners. What do we offer? -- Full cycle of project development. -- Technology consultations (Sure you can read 'Web super-profi all technologies in 24h for dummies'. Really, -- who needs 5 years of University and 10 years of practice??) -- Single point of contact (me) -- Flexible and suitable (for you!) working hours of our team. (You even …

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The [URL="http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080827/D92QIKV00.html"]massive communications failure[/URL] at a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facility yesterday no doubt left plenty of businesspeople stranded at airports all across the country. There were probably thousands of people flying around for meetings, training sessions, seminars, conferences, and other detritus associated with the corporate world. The question is, why? If the Internet has given us one thing, it's the power to connect without all the hassle of travel. If your company relies heavily on flying its employees all over the place for in-house meetings, it's time to rethink that approach. There are dozens of Web-based tools available to …

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According to a recent survey by [URL="http://www.worldatwork.org/waw/home/html/home.jsp"]WorldatWork[/URL], the number of employers that offer remote working options have risen 40% in the past year. On the surface, it seems like it's the ideal arrangement, however telecommuting is one of those ideas that looks great on paper but doesn't always work well in practice. Yes, you get the results of a staff without having to provide break rooms, free coffee, and comfortable chairs. Before you offer the option to your staff though, there are some things you need to ask yourself -- and your employees. [URL="http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9112621&pageNumber=1"]Computerworld's Tam Harbert[/URL] talked to IT mangers …

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