Twenty20

Investing in the future of the internet and work

As I type this blog from my home office, in a blissful (if rare) moment of children quietly finishing chores, two recent stories from The Wall Street Journal on working remotely have caught my eye. On May 18, the headline was “IBM, a Pioneer of Remote Work, Calls Workers Back to the Office,” and just a few weeks later, the June 4 headline was “Why Remote Work Can’t Be Stopped.” As a resident of the Greater Los Angeles area, where a 25-mile commute can take two hours — each way —  telecommuting isn’t just “green.” It’s survival.