In the past two years, telecommuting has become a hot topic, and various Silicon Valley factories have announced telecommuting. However, the concept of remote work is still relatively small in China. Recently, I went to the DNA digital nomad community in Anji to get in touch with this circle. I got a preliminary understanding of the development of remote work, and I have a better understanding of this emerging trend. much anticipation. After entering the era of farming, work (farming) and work place (farmland) are deeply bound for the first time, allowing people to travel much less time, and the factory and office culture born from the first and second industrial revolutions is even deeper. Binds the relationship between work and worksite. A very typical feature is that, at this stage, all recruitment will indicate the work location without exception. The development of information technology has changed the organizational relationship, which is the unbundling of productivity.
Technological advancements, such as the development of teleconferencing tools, and the realism brought by VR virtual human interaction are solving the physical distance barriers brought about by remoteness. First of all, what is a "digital nomad"? Many people's first impression of digital nomads is that this is a career that can make money and travel. Including me before. However, after two weeks of hands-on practice and conversations with digital nomads, I think this definition is very one-sided. From the perspective of work form, the audience of digital nomads refers Phone Number List to those who rely entirely on the Internet to generate income and untie the strong relationship between work and place of work. From the perspective of lifestyle, digital nomad is a new way of life empowered by digital information technology.
It achieves freedom of location and time, and enjoys geographical arbitrage dividends. The ultimate goal of digital nomads is neither simply to travel nor to get rich, but to a greater extent represents a pursuit of a higher quality of life and freedom. "The 4-Hour Workweek" has this passage: "If you can liberate your time and location, then your material wealth will automatically increase by 3 to 10 times. This has nothing to do with currency exchange rates. Pure material level Being rich doesn't mean you can live like a millionaire, it's essentially two completely different things." This text perfectly articulates two of the most central components of the digital nomad lifestyle: freedom of location and freedom of time.