Who’s your Boss, you or your gadget

The NYTimes has an interesting article on the blurring of lines between work and home because smartphones allow you to be constantly in touch.

It’s a conversation my wife and I have had recently. We’re committed to putting the phones/computers down from the time we get home to the time our daughters go to bed. In a way, it’s liberating to have THE RULE.

On the other hand, if the Moodle server crashes, I want to know about it right away.

Last week our district’s email went down for some 6 days. We all felt very disconnected from each other (wait – how do we communicate without email?). Still, it was nice not to have the constant distraction (well – until folks figured out Google Talk).