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Working from Astoria Cafe

By Mauricio Freitas, in , posted: 15-Mar-2006 08:40

Some of you already know this, but I work from home, 7am through midnight, with a pause in the afternoon (not necessarily out of the computer area but not necessarily on Geekzone). But working from home has some drawbacks, and the most important thing we miss when working in an office in town is the networking with other people. So I made a point, since I started working from home, to always go to town on Wednesday afternoon, take my Tablet PC with me, set up an "office" on Astoria Cafe and work from there (no free wi-fi, but Cafenet works great anyway). In between cups of coffee I meet people, we talk technology, life, and the universe. We always get to 42 ;-) It now has gotten to the point where I have to go there in the morning sometimes, and stay the whole day. Today for example: my first meeting is at 9:30am, then I have meetings with 15 minutes intervals, finishing at 8pm after the first Office User Group Meeting hosted at Microsoft (which is just upstairs from Astoria). If you are in town on a Wednesday, just contact me and let's meet for a coffee.

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