Monday, April 21, 2008
Steven Leckart is trying to live "off the grid" for 5 days while simultaneously maintaining his full-time job as an internet columnist.
"It’s early here in San Francisco, but the sun’s shining and there’s not a cloud in the sky. Comforting, since the bulk of power for my laptop will come from the slick 56-inch, 110-watt solar panel pictured above. Sunday, as it turned out, was not a day of rest either for myself or my dog Gus (dude loves lounging in the sun, so I figure I might as well put him to work rocking Solio’s Hybrid 1000 — that's that thing dangling from his collar — which I’ll be using to juice up my cellphone in a few hours). Sometime yesterday, though, it finally hit me: this experiment is crazy..."
Sounds like a good time.
Steven's writing regular posts over at dvice.com
Check in with him on the dilly to see how it's going!