NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER – GETTING IT DONE IN A MOBILE WORLD

Recently I joined the planning team for the 5th Pride Business Forum. Event details were flying fast and furious the email gateway. Two weeks away from the event my highly anticipated trip to London to meet my daughter, on her way back from the U.S. and headed to Singapore, arrived. The team was a bit […]

Digital Nomads Aren’t Just Hippies

An image has developed of a Digital Nomad.  He, yeah it’s usually a guy, is dressed in cargo shorts with a bandana around his neck and a backpack at his feet.  And, yes, there are many of those among the digital nomad community.  But it is a wildly diverse community.   My friend, Suzy, not […]

My ASUS Returned From Hospital A New Notebook – NOT

A lovely DPD driver returned my love to me.  I was so excited to see the tablet screen working and as promised the Service Center had loaded Windows 8.1 so that I wouldn’t have the pesky issues with not connecting to the internet and I could use Miracast technology (only found in Windows 8.1) to […]

MY ASUS GOES TO HOSPITAL

My digital lover is in the hospital.  I am desolate, but managing to reconnect with my former companion, The Toshiba.  Yes, my better half, my ASUS Taichi 21 never regained its ability to project on the tablet screen, its mind completely scrambled by the torrent of Windows Updates thrown at it to fix all the […]

My Picks for the Global Mobile Worker Project

Well I have survived the first and most dramatic leg of my global mobile journey.  I can count it as a success.  I was able to stay connected despite Windows 8, the vagaries of hostel WiFi and the challenges of a backpacker lifestyle that has you on ten hour bus rides and requires you to […]

YOU ARE WHERE YOU ARE

When you travel internationally and power up your laptop you realize that the mobile world is keeping track of you.  I am greeted in each new country by a message from T-Mobile Global, “Welcome to …. When I click on the Google tab on my browser reminds me where I am today, with Google Peru […]

A WAR IN THE CLOUD

There is a war taking place in the CLOUD and the evil empire, Microsoft, is not above playing dirty.  It will take all my self-control not to turn this into a rant.  As I mentioned in an earlier blog, I selected a Windows laptop because of my preference for a robust version of Word, Excel, […]

Becoming a Virtual Citizen

I’ve been waiting to finish my first big blog about how I figured everything out and this is my careful analysis of how to be a virtual mobile worker.  My brother, the family nerd, self-proclaimed, keeps asking me have I picked out my laptop yet.  I don’t want to confess that I am still stuck on […]

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