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Subject:Re: Do as I say, not as I do From:Peter Gold <peter -at- knowhowpro -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 21 Feb 2013 07:41:20 -0600
Telecommuting probably would become more acceptable to employers when/if
the supporting infrastructure is in place, especially if they don't have to
pay for it themselves. Public or industry-based funding of access points
with enough bandwidth, could make teleconferencing, Face-Timing, Skyping,
etc., all be part of the deal, a "given," so every participant could have
the same access to coworkers from remote locations that exists in a central
The example of how much pollution and energy cost that electronic travel
saves over physical commuting, could support arguments for public funding.
Savings on road and bridge wear-and-tear for current infrastructure, and
the lessened need to build new infrastructure for ever-expanding traffic,
are only one potential source.
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