The Future of Telecommuting
Yonatan Zunger

Already gave a reflexive response back on G+, but more in depth here is interesting. Here’s one question, though, and that’s one of sustainability. I’m not sure how far flung people can actually practically locate themselves. Wherever you are living, you still need food, water, shelter and so on. Even if you’re working with people all over the world, your physical tangibles still need to consider long term sustainability (especially as we are talking about the generation that will truly be grappling with the results of our present inability to control greenhouse emissions, running a wasteful culture which rewards (and requires) consumption and not renewal/recycle/sustainability.

That will probably interact in unexpected ways. I could see some areas in which LD is highly prized, for reducing a carbon/impact footprint…