Let’s face it, we love a good celebration don’t we. We’ll celebrate pretty much anything. Even our geekiness. Yes, that’s right folks. 13th July 2016 is ‘Embrace Your Geekness Day’.
What is it you ask? It’s a day to celebrate technology and all it achieves. I personally hate technology! I long to go back to the days where you couldn’t be contacted 24/7, you could go on holiday and actually take a holiday with no Wi-Fi or mobile phones to worry about. Where kids played outside on their bikes instead of being glued to tablets and iPod! Yes, I know, I sound like a miserable old git! But they were good times and I miss them.
That being said, I wouldn’t have a business without technology. I wouldn’t be able to be ‘virtual’. So despite my loathing, I have to admit that technology has done an awful lot for us. We can now move to the other side of the world and yet still be able to Skype our family without the threat of a horrendous phone bill. You can run a business from pretty much anywhere with no need to fork out huge amounts of rent. It certainly does have huge benefits to us all. That is as long as it works!! Technology is great, when it is working but the internet goes down, we all go down with it.
So for just one day, or an hour at least, let’s turn our phones to silent, turn off the television and computer and raise a glass to technology, to geeks and to all that keep us online.
So cheers everyone.