Blake Snow

content advisor, recognized journalist, bodacious writer-for-hire

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How long could you go unwired?

USA Today recently published one of those corny but entertaining “man on the street” stories asking people how long they can stay offline. The answers ranged from never, to one hour, to a few days.

In recent years, I suppose the longest I’ve gone offline is a week, what I call my life-changing “Montana Moment” in 2009. Since then, I’ve gone entire nights and weekends offline, but I’ll usually reach for my iPhone for sports scores and other little personal interests over the weekend (but never for work-related reasons on nights and weekends).

What about you: How long and how frequent can you stay offline? And when you do, how much of it is work-related?