Tag Archives: Office

This futuristic office was designed for 5,000 people—and 100 robot coworkers

By Mark Wilson May 24, 2022 From the outside, the building resembles a 28-story robot hive—an anonymous box of metal and vents. And that’s exactly what it is. Dubbed 1784, this is the new headquarters for Naver Labs, opening in June. Owned by Naver, which you might consider the Google of South Korea, it’s “the … Continue reading This futuristic office was designed for 5,000 people—and 100 robot coworkers

This is why you hate the idea of going back to the office (and how to approach it if you have to)

By Lia Garvin   May 01, 2022 Whether we were anxiously waiting to go back into the office over the past two years or desperately hoping working from home was here to stay, one thing is clear: The elusive “return” isn’t what we were promised. The commute still sucks, the conference rooms are still overbooked, … Continue reading This is why you hate the idea of going back to the office (and how to approach it if you have to)

‘World’s most sustainable’ office chair has 10 pounds of ocean plastic

By Mark Wilson April 19, 2022 Last year, the furniture company MillerKnoll debuted an eco-friendly makeover of its iconic Aeron task chair, incorporating over two pounds of recycled ocean plastic inside. Today, the office furniture brand Humanscale raises the bar in a big way, as it reveals its new Path task chair.       … Continue reading ‘World’s most sustainable’ office chair has 10 pounds of ocean plastic

How to Improve Mental Health When Returning to the Office

Kristen Herhold October 2, 2021 Since March 2020, many of us have been working from home. Along the way, we’ve worn many hats: parent, teacher, counselor, cheerleader — in addition to professional. Now, many of us are heading back to the office. After carrying so much responsibility, returning to the office should seem like a … Continue reading How to Improve Mental Health When Returning to the Office

Delta Variant Reveals Folly of Normalcy in Return to Office

Gleb Tsipursky September 29, 2021 With vaccine efficacy against the Delta variant falling by 39%, normal return to office plans are pure folly. There is no denying the peril that lies in wait: the Delta surge is projected to escalate further in the months ahead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is requesting … Continue reading Delta Variant Reveals Folly of Normalcy in Return to Office