Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter and tools such as Skype are connecting students to learning opportunities in new and exciting ways.
Work Shifting involves more than geographic location. It involves location, time, equipment, intellectual activation (mental readiness) and even social presence. Essentially, our present technology allows the worker to work when it is optimal. We are entering an age where not only time or location but especially computing device is flexible.
There is no “New Internet Tax” — at least not in HR 5660. This article by John Dvorak appeared in a blog from PC Mag (http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2367551,00.asp). It is worth confronting at this time because it represents one serious problem with the blogosphere — laziness.