All posts tagged ‘dilettante

Blog Beyond Rules

tl;dr:1 Blogging is the most powerful publishing environment created in human history – anything goes! This is why we don’t seem to get it. Even more people would cherish blogging, though, if it wasn’t for the vanguard pundits and probloggers out there who try to force it into a corset. As a remedy, I’ll be […]

The Digital Boheme

If you ask Holm Friebe and Sascha Lobo, the digital Boheme can be found sipping caramel macchiatos at your local Starbucks. Instead of cudgeling their brains about how to make a living with their art, these new Bohemians just log into Facebook or LinkedIn and get a temporary job or a client’s commission in order […]

Slower Travels, Lessons Learned

Spending the last few weeks on the street once again confirmed my general approach to slower travel. While other location independents call themselves “professionals” – and, certainly, deservedly so – I am more a location independent dilettante kind of guy. Give me six months in Cartagena and (some) work will get done. Give me a […]

Deliberately Dilettante

There certainly is a case to be made for experts. When it comes to heart surgery, I absolutely want the doctor to be a specialist, an expert, and to know what he’s doing. I wouldn’t want to have it done by a heart surgery enthusiast that discusses days and nights in online bulletin boards about […]