Shutdown Day, scheduled for 24 March, could have interesting repercussions worldwide if many people indeed keep their computers off for a 24-hour period. From ShutdownDay.org:Be a part of one of...

Shutdown Day, scheduled for 24 March, could have interesting repercussions worldwide if many people indeed keep their computers off for a 24-hour period. From ShutdownDay.org:

Be a part of one of the biggest global experiments ever to take place on the Internet. The idea behind the experiment is to find out how many people can go without a computer for one whole day, and what will happen if we all participate!

A few scenarios come to mind. Emails will go unanswered, and blogs will not be updated. During lunch breaks, people might talk to their co-workers and go for walks outside. One might even buy a newspaper to catch up on the latest.

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