This a great piece on the challenges of the connected on-demand workforce that exists today. As business travelers we constantly review and comment on the goods and services we consume. Never before have we been at a time when instantaneous commentary and review can be provided on things, services and even people. Something to think about when we click on the review/rate button in our browsers or mobile phones…

~Jim

Gigaom

A year ago, I hosted a small conclave of fellow (early) explorers of the post-html Internet. And while we are not of the SnapChat generation, most of us grew up connected. There were some who helped build the gear that runs the post-1999 Internet, and some who built the space ships. A neuroscientists who studies mobile and online behaviors, a digital musican and a music enterprenuer; data nerds, visual designers and an infrastructure wizard  who streams happiness  one stream at a time. And then there was me, who starts the day connected and ends it connected.

Connectendess — which is state of always being connected to the Internet and thus to people, things, life, work, commerce, love, hate and anger – is the single thought that dominates my mind, and it defines how I view everything, how I evaluate everything. It is my telescope and it is my microscope. I don’t see the world in…

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