Apparently a holiday ain’t a holiday unless you’re away from the computer. Reminds me of the famous Kevin Kelly line which famously said ‘the problem of the future will not whether we can connect, it will be whether we can disconnect’. An interesting point at the moment with the rise of iPad and Tablets. Their extreme portability and always on and quick app capability makes these the very essence of being ‘always on’. Mind you; when I was struggling through that bush walk in middle of nowhere on the South Island of New Zealand recently – not much chance of getting a signal and worrying about my news feeds. See the article below from Wired.
via The Importance of Vacation, Far Away From Your Computer.