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Articles on how life and work are changing. Topics include: digital nomads, remote work, the future of work and much more.

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Friday, Apr 20, 2018

Backpacking with Bitcoin

When James Grant and Thomas Hezlett stepped off their London flight into the United States last summer, they had three things: a vague plan to make it from Seattle to Miami in five months, a backpack full of basics to get them through the cold nights, and $350 in bitcoin.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018

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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018

Monday, Apr 16, 2018

How Do You Make or Maintain Friends? Put in the Time

Friendship takes time to develop. The more time two people spend together, the more likely they are to be friends. On the other hand, there are people we see regularly but don’t consider friends. So just how many hours of togetherness does it take for an acquaintance to become a friend? Or for a friend rise to the level of best friend? And does it matter what you spend all that time doing?

Friday, Apr 13, 2018

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Thursday, Apr 12, 2018

How to Travel the World Without Quitting Your Job, According to People Who Did It

It’s a fantasy that crosses many of our minds at some point: Why don’t I quit my job and travel the world? While it’s a nice thought, the reality remains that in order to travel, you need money, and to have money, you need a job…To get a better understanding of how to accomplish this balancing act, below, five remote workers share their advice on how to manage the best of both worlds.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018

Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018

The Key to Good Luck Is an Open Mind

What do these people have that the rest of us don’t? It turns out “ability” is the key word here. Beyond their level of privilege or the circumstances they were born into, the luckiest people may have a specific set of skills that bring chance opportunities their way. Somehow, they’ve learned ways to turn life’s odds in their favor.

Monday, Apr 9, 2018