This lovely piece by Karl Smerecnik served as a reminder to press on… back when I was stuck in a deadlock between a lab in the Camano Island woods and the lovely¬†Nomadness moored 2 hours away. I’m grateful to the author for motivating me with discussion of my own adventures. Read the full article¬†on the…

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An early attempt to create a community of digital nomads, written during the first year of the Microship project. This was posted to my Technomads listserve and generated considerable discussion. (I am indebted to the DiscMaster server at the Internet Archive for unearthing this ancient document.) by Steven K. Roberts Nomadic Research Labs July 1,…

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Over the years, the term “technomad” has undergone a variety of interpretations, beginning in the mid-80s as a playful re-parsing of my “high-tech nomad” moniker and eventually defining a very diverse community of location-independent workers who use networking tools to enable open-ended travel. During my BEHEMOTH epoch, I corresponded with hundreds of people drawn to…

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Here’s a fun bit of personal technomadic history from 1990… an earnest attempt to broaden the nature of my adventure by building a community of fellow wanderers with a wide range of skills. The possibilities were enchanting, and this document generated loads of interesting correspondence while BEHEMOTH (the third bike version) was in development. Although…

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