Will the non-productive use of the internet one day be productive?
It’s 1:17 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon. I still haven’t showered and I’m in martial arts bottoms and a thick robe. My fiance has started his day, occasionally checking in to see if I have made it past the bedroom door; I haven’t, thanks to Fluther.
I have a plethora (thank you three amigos) of work to complete, so why have Sunday’s accomplishments not yet surpassed refeshing my browser every five minutes? Survey says: Fluther.
Obviously I’m addicted to something that is non-productive, in that it doesn’t pay the bills but what if it did? Could it be that within the next ten years forums, blogs and their liknesses will be legitimate vocations?
Will I, one day, become a full time “jelly” receiving payment from (choose fictional name of magical entity)? Is this out of the realm of possibility because there is still a strong enough percentage of technologically illiterate people in conventional business?
What scenario would have to be implemented that could make this tangible? Is this becoming an evolution in human behavior and work ethic? Perhaps we can force our laziness into submission by adapting business around our weaknesses. That begs the question: If Fluthering was our job would we enjoy it as much or would our psyche begin to develop feelings of resentment because we suddenly “have to” Fluther?