telecommuting http://wrvo.org en Broadband in the Adirondacks: leaders want new community of telecommuters http://wrvo.org/post/broadband-adirondacks-leaders-want-new-community-telecommuters <p></p><div style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); margin-top: 8px; margin-right: 8px; margin-bottom: 8px; margin-left: 8px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); line-height: normal; "> <pre style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10px; margin-top: 8px; margin-right: 8px; margin-bottom: 8px; margin-left: 8px; ">“Forever Wild” is the term in New York’s constitution used to describe state forest preserves in the Adirondacks. Community leaders in and around the park have used that term to inform their vision for economic development. Their slogan – and the name of a conference held annually at Clarkson University in Potsdam – is “Forever Wired.” The fourth conference continued a push to expand broadband internet access, and economic opportunity, in the Adirondacks. &nbsp; </pre> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:54:37 +0000 Joanna Richards 27199 at http://wrvo.org Broadband in the Adirondacks: leaders want new community of telecommuters CoworkBuffalo crafts community with office space http://wrvo.org/post/coworkbuffalo-crafts-community-office-space <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Working from home can be lonely or <a href="http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-06-25/what-people-really-do-when-theyre-working-from-home" target="_blank">full of distractions</a>.&nbsp; And taking a laptop or tablet to the coffee shop has drawbacks, too. Ever try finding an electrical outlet amongst all the tables and chairs?</p><p>Now, CoworkBuffalo is offering a solution by inviting telecommuters to gather together in one office space.</p><p>Organizers are trying to forge a sense of community while increasing productivity.</p><p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 14:06:58 +0000 Daniel Robison 24322 at http://wrvo.org CoworkBuffalo crafts community with office space