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The real work, however, is figuring out how to rebuild our company with a distributed framework. We’ve started by moving to a more asynchronous work cadence, removing the expectation that work happens primarily between 9 and 5, and encouraging employees to work the hours that make sense for them. People working 9-5 in a physical office default to meetings. Not sure about the scope of a project? Unclear who’s working on what? Want to get informal feedback? Just call a meeting. … [Read more...] about Slack’s head of people: Why we’re embracing remote work for the long haul
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Today, services such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet, along with camera-equipped laptops, have made remote video instruction far more accessible while becoming quickly indispensable to the tens of millions of students thrust into remote learning by COVID-19. And there’s still plenty of opportunity to take the idea further. Some schools are already using telepresence robots from companies such as VGo. These remote-controlled wheeled devices, with embedded cameras and video screens, can serve as the eyes and ears of a student who can’t attend in person. Unlike the teach-a-phone boxes of yore, telepresence robots can intermingle with classmates and whir between rooms under their own power. They can even attend choir and go on field trips. … [Read more...] about How the telephone became the first great remote-learning technology