Open plan offices - why do we work in them? Mike Williams explains.
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Thanks again to the Handheld Conference for supporting this episode. This week we focus on Yahoo!’s decision to ban remote working, executing ideas, deep dish pizza and automagical open source cocktail makers.
Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin are joined by Jason Santa Maria and discuss mitigating the isolation of working in your underwear by reaching out to the community, avenues for creativity, struggling with the line between good enough and perfection, focus, why speaking and teaching are important, and why sometimes the distraction of working with other people is worth it.
Alain de Botton; renowned essayist, philosopher and founder of
The School of Lifeexamines the nature and function of work
Most of our waking hours are spent at work, and yet we rarely challenge the basic assumptions that lie behind this time-consuming, life-altering activity.
(Apr 9, 2009 at the RSA)
Futurist Peter Schwartz leads a diverse panel discussing the building of green communities in China and throughout the world.
They explore how to make a city that is environmentally sustainable, economically feasible, and culturally appealing.