Workplace 2030 Launches World’s First Epidemiologically-Guided “Office of the Future” Prototype to Help Businesses Safely Reopen

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Workplace 2030 – a not-for-profit initiative to reimagine the office, has now opened to the public the world’s first epidemiologically-guided “office of the future” prototype in San Francisco, CA. The prototype office is an interactive learning center where workplace leaders can experience first-hand the latest workplace designs, technologies and collaborations for workplace health, security, confidence and comfort in one real-world space. The “office of the future” prototype is live in San Francisco through March 2021; New York and Chicago locales are planned.

Over 50 of Bay Area’s largest employers have toured the prototype workplace in the last 2 months to experience the innovative concepts and technology, and now the space is available to any company for complimentary in-person (when permissible by local health guidelines) and virtual tours.

Under the leadership of Founder, Executive Director Brandon Cook and oversight of leading

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DNA Technology Could Help Investigators In Prince George’s County Reopen Cold Cases : NPR

Prince George’s County will reopen cold cases with the help of DNA technology.

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A $470,000 grant to use new DNA technology could be the answer to solving cold cases in Prince George’s County.

The county was one of 10 in the nation to receive the three-year-long grant from the Department of Justice. The grant will allow the county to reopen cases, some going as far back as 1979, using forensic genetic genealogy — an investigative tool comparing and analyzing DNA samples from crime scenes and popular genealogy websites like 23andMe and Family Tree. The county’s State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy’s office was the recipient of the grant.

“This is a process that holds great promise for achieving justice and bringing closure for victims of cold case crimes and their loved ones,” Braveboy said in a statement. “It’s important for the community

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Uber will reopen San Francisco office amid COVID-19, but with far fewer people

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Uber’s starting to open its offices.


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Uber will reopen its San Francisco headquarters to staff for the first time since March, in response to some employees who said they’d like the option to work away from home.

In an email to employees Wednesday, the company said that starting Nov. 12, it will begin allowing employees to use the office as long as the city allows, though it’s capping capacity at around 10%, or about 250 employees. The company told employees they can work from home until at least July 2021.

“The biggest message is safety first,” said Michael Huaco, Uber’s vice president of workplace, overseeing the company’s real estate. “

Uber’s reopening offers a window into how large tech companies are navigating the coronavirus pandemic that’s 

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Golden State Warriors Reopen Basketball Academy With a Tech Flourish

Alameda County recently gave approval for gyms and workout facilities to open up at 10% of capacity, a ruling that includes the Golden State Warriors’ former training center in Oakland. That facility is being used as a polling site for today’s election, and on Thursday it will open for the first in-person Warriors youth basketball programs since the pandemic struck in March.

Greeting the campers will be 10 installations of Shoot 360’s interactive basketball training technology. The Warriors had planned to make that part of their programming before the pandemic, but it takes on increased importance during this limited reopening phase, as it enhances the individual skill work that can be done safely. 

Discussing the evolution of the Golden State Warriors Basketball Academy, their engagement strategy during the pandemic, and the potential of Shoot 360 technology is the Warriors’ senior director of youth basketball, Jeff Addiego.

How long

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