housing, including challenges to living near where one works
– public safety officers (policemen and firemen),
emergency technicians, teachers, tourist industry workers
– and the consequences
The next living and
working patterns after telecommuting
Sense of community –
worldwide friends while not knowing one's geographic
The future of family
Forms of entertainment
and leisure time
Lives of fulfillment and
self-actualization vs. lives of maintenance?
Outlooks on life –
optimistic or fatalistic?
"24 x 7" and
complete disconnection from nature – the wave of the
future, or not?
gratification culture – will it continue?
diversion – more of the same, or a resurgence of a more
Fast-paced life – is