location independence

  • EU data laws are latest threat to cloud

    Posted June 13, 2012 - 1:19 pm

    The latest security concern keeping multinational corporations away from cloud computing is that increasingly strict European laws tying data on a customer to his or her country of origin undermine cloud technology that make things like geography and operating system irrelevant.
  • New generation of rugged gadgets hits

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 9:03 pm

    When the going gets tough, the tough get rugged PCs, phones and other gadgets. Just a few years ago, there was hardly anything worth buying in this category. But now, there's a world of devices that can survive water, shock, dirt and extreme temperatures.
  • Why Starbucks is a better office than your office

    Posted October 4, 2009 - 7:21 pm

    Every coffee shop, bookstore cafe and library has people who sit there for hours working on a laptop. Why don't they just work at home, or in an office somewhere?
  • Is location independence 'unrealistic'?

    Posted September 13, 2009 - 3:48 pm

    I'm at my laptop today, working in the cafe part of Malaprop's Bookstore and Cafe in Asheville, North Carolina, reading an article about how doing what I'm doing might be unrealistic.
  • What lippies want

    Posted September 4, 2009 - 12:16 pm

    Don't look now, but the location-independent movement is growing. Technology gives us the power to work wherever we please, and travel while stilling making a living. More people are embracing the digital nomad, extreme telecommuter, location independent lifestyle every day. It's time that hardware, software and Internet companies notice this rising movement, and start offering products that take this lifestyle to the next level.
  • Dispatch from Anywhere, USA

    Posted August 20, 2009 - 6:40 pm

    The Brains Without Borders blog is about the growing location independence movement, which is nothing more than the skillful use of technology to free yourself from having physical location dictate what you can and cannot do. A location independent professional is a digital nomad, but one who gets paid.
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