Wednesday, 28 December 2022

Welcome to Digital Nomadland

quote [ A Portuguese island created a village for remote workers, promising community to the newcomers and prosperity to the locals—then delivered on neither. ]

Stay afloat, like we on a boat, gotta work remote
[SFW] [business] [+3 Insightful]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:12amGMT]


stv179 said @ 11:11am GMT on 28th Dec
Some actual pictures of the place would have been nice ..
Paracetamol said @ 4:04pm GMT on 31st Dec
The most interesting parts were not about the project but the uneasiness of the whole digital nomad thing, of fleeing your home:
“Many of them are running away from something—from climate change, from real estate speculation, from Brexit,” she said. While her island was a refuge for them, she bemoaned that young Madeirans had nowhere left to flee—not Venezuela, not the UK, and certainly not the mainland.

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