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Technology virtual work

WIFI RULES THE WORLD

I have lamented before how fearful I am that my life depends on Wifi.  Every search for a hostel begins with a check for WiFi and reviews about how strong it was.  Sadly, the checkmark on Hostelbookers or AirBnb is not a guarantee.  All…

December 1, 2013
Digital Culture virtual work

Letting Go to Get Ahead

Crossing-Borders – A Series    What it Means to go Beyond the Borders of my Country We are dismantling our apartment amid the rantings and rhetoric of a U.S. government shutdown.  This madness is juxtapositioned by my experience at the Brazilian Consulate where they…

October 20, 2013
Travel virtual work

THE VIRTUAL WORLD IS VIRTUALLY HARD TO BELIEVE

With a laptop, tablet and cell phone, workers are spreading out across town, and sometimes even across continents to be creative at work. For years experts have predicted that the world was shifting to mobile work.  Change was slow and the vision of the…

August 31, 2013
Digital Culture Travel virtual work

CROSSING BORDERS IN A GLOBAL WORLD

The Global Mobile Worker Project is about crossing borders, both real and imaginary.  While the world has become more expansive and connected through technology, countries defend their borders ever more fiercely.  While walls are torn down in one part of the world, fences are…

August 17, 2013
Digital Culture Travel

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. …

August 1, 2013
Digital Culture

GENERATION NOW SAYS NOW WHAT?

Andrew Jenks, a documentary filmmaker whose social television found a home on MTV, chronicled his experiences living for one week at a time with young people from all walks of life.   Through the show, college tours, Facebook and Twitter, Jenks uncovers the raw nerves…

August 28, 2011
Digital Culture

It’s All About the Debt

As the world waits with bated breath for the raising of the U.S. debt ceiling, debt is in the news globally.  Slowly and painfully the world has recognized that the ferocious economic growth that became the promise of the future was made almost entirely possible…

July 24, 2011