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Our homes are changing. Offices are replacing extra bedrooms, while kitchen tables are subbing for school desks. Extra phone lines, fax machines and computers are becoming the new household appliances. This issue of FOCUS takes a look at how technology is allowing us to work, teach our children, and earn college degrees from the comfort of our homes. We explore the reasons a home-based operation works for some and not for others, and the challenges many people face. Julie Erb cover illustration.

Record Group Number

UP 4.12

Publication Date

Summer 1995


Boise State University

FOCUS (UP 4.12)