A few weeks ago I was reading an article in the local newspaper here in Montreal about the phenomenon of “tech nomads.” They were describing young people in their 20s and 30s who are starting up internet businesses and living abroad.
For example, some of these people spend six months of the winter in Chiang Mai, Thailand where the cost of living is really low and they attempt starting a business from there. The article was describing a reality that I’ve been living for over 15 years… and I was not even aware that there was a word for it. Tech Nomad — that’s the new term.
I just called it the internet lifestyle because that’s what I’ve been doing since my mid 20s or ever since I got a laptop computer.… Read More »