More on mobility and technology with a Special report in the Economist entitled Nomads at last
The Economist newspaper has published a special report on mobility, wondering what the social effects will be. Sources are some of the top people in the field (many of whom are frequently written about on this blog). Our nomadic future [leader article]“Prepare to see less of your office, more of your family—and still perhaps be unhappy” or “nomadism promises the heaven of new freedom, but it also threatens the hell of constant surveillance by the tribe”.
Nomads at lastWireless communication is changing the way people work, live, love and relate to places—and each other, says Andreas Kluth.
Labour movementThe joys and drawbacks of being able to work from anywhere.
The new oasesNomadism changes buildings, cities and traffic. Family tiesKith and kin get closer, with consequences for strangers.
Location, location, locationIt matters.
A world of witnessesWhen everybody becomes a nomadic monitor.
Homo mobilisAs language goes, so does thought.