"Trudging all the way from home to an office or a factory is, of course, a comparatively recent phenomenon, a result of the industrial revolution. Before then, activities from farming to spinning were carried out around the home. If present trends continue we may soon be saying of work: welcome home."Compare this to the rather unenlightened outburst on homeworking from Boris Johnson...
Friday, September 07, 2007
An excellent leader in today's Guardian on the subject of homeworking (and, by implication, shedworking). It mentions all the key areas - the rising numbers of homeworkers, the importance of broadband, web phone/video calling, reduced numbers of commuters and the power of social networks such as Facebook. It finishes:
Posted by Alex Johnson at 8:43 AM