Friday, October 31, 2008

Vote for the term "cloudworker"

Venkatesh Rao, a blogger at who I read regularly, coined the term "cloudworker" and entered it in a contest, run by Plantronics, to update the obsolete term "telecommuter." The term is one of the 10 finalists out of over 500, and I really think it deserves to win, since it captures how remote workers today use cloud-based technology to work anywhere/anytime.

The winner will be selected by popular vote, so please go and vote for "cloudworker". You can vote once a day between Oct 30 and Nov 7, so it'd be great if you could bookmark the link and remember to vote multiple times.

You might like Venkat's ongoing series of posts on cloudworkers:

Please forward this to any of your friends who are interested in 'future of work' stuff.