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We've all had to put in a few hours of work from bed before when we're sick, and it's never a pleasant experience. According to the Wall Street Journal, long hours of working from a bed will ruin your posture, but you can do a few things to make it less painful.

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As part of our National Telework Week coverage, we're looking at how the Lifehacker team makes use of teleworking techniques to be more productive. Today, Lifehacker publisher (and former Gizmodo US/Australia editor) Danny Allen explains how he captures a great idea before it slips away in the night.

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Dear Lifehacker, I am wanting to progress further into the area of user experience design. The majority of the companies that do great UX work and that actively advertise for UX people are based in Melbourne or Sydney. I don't live there, but I am fully set up at home with an iMac and all of the necessary software. Is it worthwhile applying for these positions and proposing a 'working remotely' type role? Thanks, Remote User

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Telework can be useful workers all year round, but having an efficient system for working offsite really comes into its own when a natural disaster strikes and staff can't get to the office. The benefits can be considerable, but you need to ensure that your cloud infrastructure is up to the task -- and do some sneaky social networking planning as well.

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As part of National Telework Week, we're looking at how the team makes use of teleworking techniques to be more productive. Today, Gizmodo editor and hardened commuter Luke Hopewell explains that it's not the size of your gear that counts, it's how you use it.

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In a former life, the headquarters for Sydney-based PR company Espresso Communications was a wool storage facility. That heritage is still evident in the open beams, but a glass-filled conversion has created a workspace that's equally welcoming to staff and drop-in visitors.

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As part of our National Telework Week coverage, we’re looking at how the Lifehacker team makes use of teleworking techniques to be more productive. Today, night editor Elly Hart explains what it's like telecommuting for an Australian company while living in Canada.

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Living in an area where the National Broadband Network (NBN) has already rolled out? You have a lot of potential providers to choose from. In our most comprehensive Planhacker ever, we've rounded up 383 plans on offer from 20 providers in a custom spreadsheet that makes it easy to find the ideal option for you. We've identified all the main issues you need to consider before signing up and the pros and cons of each offer, and picked out the best-value plans in a range of categories. Get connected!

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As part of our National Telework Week coverage, we're looking at how the Lifehacker team makes use of teleworking techniques to be more productive. Today, editor Angus Kidman explains how working on the go isn't just a luxury for the working journalist: it's standard behaviour.