January 6, 2013 at 5:50 pm | In links | 1 Comment
Resilience Is About Relationships, Not Just Infrastructure – Neighborhoods – The Atlantic Cities
Resilience is the new (actually, old) black.
As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, they’re going to need to harden infrastructure, change building patterns, and overhaul government emergency procedures. But they’re also going to have to put a greater value on the human connections that can be found in walkable neighborhoods where people know each other and support local businesses. It’s not just about quality of life. It’s about survival.
Longer Days for Telecommuters ‹ Life and Letters
Being a “Lebenskuenstler” (life artist) is hard, regardless of technology (and sometimes because of it)…
The authors conclude that telecommuting has not permeated the American workplace, and where it has become commonly used, it is not very helpful in reducing work-family conflicts. Instead, it appears to have allowed employers to impose longer workdays, facilitating workers’ needs to add hours to the standard workweek.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
The The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly) by Yule Heibel, unless otherwise expressly stated, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.
Theme: Pool by Borja Fernandez.
Entries and comments feeds.