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Mayor Bloomberg: "telecommuting is one of the dumber ideas I've ever heard" (video)

Mayor Bloomberg, a billionaire former CEO, said on his weekly radio show Friday that he agrees with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer that working from home is not productive.

"I've always said, telecommuting is one of the dumber ideas I've ever heard," said the media mogul mayor.

"Yes, there are some things you can do at home," he went on. "But having a chat line is not the same thing as standing at the water cooler. And standing at the water cooler is where you get a lot of ideas and information and it's a euphemism for a lot of interpersonal dialogue."

Mayer recently announced that employees at Yahoo will no longer be able to work from home, citing the need for more communication and collaboration within the company's office.

Read more (video):

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Bloomberg-Telecommuting...

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Watercooler.

That's where neocons and liberals spread most of their their socialistic ideas lol

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Bloomberg

Should be dragged out of office. He is one of the worst politicians, second would have to be Jerry Brown

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Really Bloomberg...

And I always thought restricting sizes of soda someone can purchase was one of the dumbest ideas I have ever heard.

Sieg Heil, Herr Bloomberg

He needs to learn how to shut up.

Actually, "Mayor Bloomberg" is one of the dumbest ideas...

I ever heard. Why don't New Yorkers put this guy out of their misery?

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They shoulda stayed home,

once they all got back together, they fixed their homepage which wasn't broken and now it's horrible!

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