Twitter's Not the Only Company With Indoor Cabins

In a few short weeks, employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters will be dining inside century-old log cabins shipped all the way from Montana. And Twitter isn't alone. The struggle to make corporate office life less stupefying and more cozy seems to have reached its logical conclusion with a new trend:… » 3/04/14 7:40pm 3/04/14 7:40pm

Are You A Lonely Freelancer? Try Renting A Desk In A Cool Office Space

The life of a freelancer or remote employee is characterized by a few day-to-day truths: a commute that doesn't necessarily involve leaving the bed, pajamas as acceptable daywear, and stretches—kind of long to very long—with no IRL human interaction. Leaving the house is healthy—but where to go? » 2/28/14 3:20pm 2/28/14 3:20pm

Clever New Clothes To Protect You From Germs On The Subway

The news that measles might be spreading through San Francisco's BART network not only triggered a warning from the transit authority itself, it is also a particularly alarming reminder that public transportation can be, well, disgusting. Winter's runny noses, summer's sweat, spring's sneezing allergies—it doesn't… » 2/14/14 9:40am 2/14/14 9:40am

Have You Gotten in Trouble with Work Because of Your Computer Habits?

If there is one thing we can all agree on, it's that being at work is different than from being at home. Well, unless you work at home or live at work, which, um, maybe we can't agree on anything. But! The things you do on the computer at work should probably be different from your Internetting at home. But sometimes… » 8/01/13 11:19pm 8/01/13 11:19pm

Anchor Is Sort Of Like Yammer But Pretty

There are waaay too many social networks out there already, but people keep making them so what the hell, why not add one more. Anchor is social media for your office and is an easy way to keep all your coworkers' contact information available in one place. It also allows chatting and has ample room for overshares in… » 6/30/13 7:00pm 6/30/13 7:00pm

How to Make Sure No One Bothers You in a Computer Lab

You have a lot of work to do. You're on a deadline. You're stressing out because people are constantly dropping by your desk saying hi, how you're doing because you're in a computer lab. You need to block everybody out. What do you do? Slap on some headphones and tape this sign onto your back. That should do the… » 4/08/13 9:00pm 4/08/13 9:00pm

How To Increase Your Drinking Tolerance (So You Don't Make an Ass of…

So, you've got your fancy pants on. You're heading to the holiday party, and you're intent on impressing your bosses, in-laws, or significant other's friends with your worldliness and savoir-faire. Then you get too drunk, break stuff, offend people, get fired and/or dumped, and effectively ruin your life. » 11/23/12 5:00pm 11/23/12 5:00pm

Chrome Panic Button Is the One Chrome Extension You Definitely Need at…

If you read a bunch of websites that do not relate to your work whatsoever while you're at work, well, here's the one chrome extension worth downloading: Panic Button. It quickly hides all of your open tabs in Chrome and lets you open them up all later. Like, when your boss isn't around. » 10/11/12 10:20pm 10/11/12 10:20pm