About Gary Burge
I am an experieced web programmer, techno-activist, romantic idealist, who never quite left the sixties, even though I became quite successful in the Internet space.
My business philosphy is different now than when I toiled in the bigco world. About a decade ago I experienced a life-altering epiphany: I was sacrificing my personal life and health to feed a corporate monster.
Tag Archives: nomadic workers
By Gary Burge | Published: June 15, 2008
Matthew Bass, on his blog MatthewBass.com, talks about being a being a nomadic programmer. “Recently, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve started doing what IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ve termed ‘nomadic programming.’ Namely, spending the day roaming between various wi-fi hotspots instead of working from home. This has worked really well for me. So well, in fact, that I think the concept needs to [...]
By Gary Burge | Published: September 2, 2007
I work alone in an office in my home. Except for an occasional visit from one of our cats, my contact with other living things is minimal until my wife returns home from her job. Twitter has become my substitute for on-site coworkers. Instead of half-overheard hallway conversations as people pass my office door, I [...]