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How I Avoided 5,292 Hours Of Commuting

What it’s like to work from home for 24 years

“Commute,” by Matt Wiebe

When I decided to become a full-time journalist back in the mid-90s, nobody would hire me.

I applied for staff jobs, but got not a single nibble.

So as a hail-mary pass, I decided to become a freelance magazine writer. It was a genteel way of saying “I’ll employ myself…

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Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

I write 3X a week on tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer at NYT mag/Wired; author, “Coders”. @pomeranian on Twitter, clive@clivethompson.net