27 July 2020
Okay, that counts weekends, but sometime those end up being used for work too.
This article recognizes that there are down sides to remote work. I suspect that compensation for remote workers will diminish. On the other hand, I do not believe that the substitution of lower wage workers will benefit businesses.
While hyper-local markets will be less important for who can work for each firm, co-location is not the only form of locality. Consider the effect of language and custom, these can also define locality. Look at the inner city interaction of black, brown, and Oceanic groups. We tend to associate with people that share our language, our physical characteristics. Not to exclude others, but because we appreciate that we have common interests.
I like Bukowski, but not when I have been drinking, then he sounds like a close friend.
“If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose” ― charles bukowski