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A Companion to Digital Literary Studies

http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/view?docId=blackwell/9781405148641/9781405148641.xml

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Technomad

“The term ‘technomad’ seems to have emerged in 1983, when freelance writer and software designer Stephen K. Roberts resolved to stop “doing things [he] didn’t really enjoy to pay for things [he] didn’t really want.” He hit the road with a specially designed, high-tech recumbent bicycle—complete with solar panels, a stereo, and a built-in laptop he could work on whilst pedaling—and the idea of the roving, tech-enabled explorer was born. In 2010, the term was re-introduced into the cultural vernacular in a TED Talk by internet curator Sean Bonner.”

http://magazine.good.is/articles/have-plug–will-travel