How Cell Phones and Tablets Enable Telework

Tech Soup Blog

As an example, the National Science Foundation (NSF) found that by not commuting, each NSF teleworker reclaims an average of 62 hours of their lives back and saves $1,201 a year. Extrapolating those savings across the agency, NSF teleworkers each year collectively spare the environment more than 1 million pounds of emissions and save more than $700,000 in commuting costs. MySammy software essentially evaluates how a person spends time on a computer and/or mobile device.

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In Support of Idiosyncrasy

Museum 2.0

I see three significant internal reasons for homogenization in museums: As money gets tight, museums look for exhibits, program strategies, and revenue streams that are "proven" by other institutions' successes, rather than charting their own potentially risky path. Funders like the NSF have encouraged science centers in particular to share their techniques and evaluations, which is fabulous but also leads to rampant and sometimes unthinking imitation.