A trillion hours of spare time
One of the properties of our anytime/everywhere Internet is that even small blocks of time can be used productively in ways that weren’t possible before. Of course, the downside of this is that we may never relax or unhook from being totally available 24/7. Learn to disconnect too!
However the Web does allow us to crowd-source or cooperate on projects from home, or when we are on the move. Even tweeting can be effectively a crowd-sourcing sharing of resources that others might not otherwise ever hear of.
Offering to serve as an e-mentor to inquirers is also a great way to use short blocks of time.
Clay Shirky highlights what is possible with online collaborative initiatives:
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