Technology can be our best friend, and technology can also be the biggest party pooper of our lives. It interrupts our own story, interrupts our ability to have a thought or a daydream, to imagine something wonderful, because we’re too busy bridging the walk from the cafeteria back to the office on the cell phone.
My job keeps me on the road more than I care to admit. I don’t want to spoil my day by looking, but I believe that I have banked well over 300,000 frequent flier miles. Yes, some of those miles were earned outside of actual air travel, but even if I lop 75,000 miles off the top, that’s still a lot of crisscrossing around the country.
In my latest article for No Jitter, I address the good and the bad of always being on.