I'm sure there will be more people dreaming of doing things differently after reading this article ;-)
"Still, many call the spread of high-speed Internet the most radical redefinition of the workplace since the Industrial Revolution. "It's a restructuring of rural places," says Bill Gillis, director of the Center to Bridge the Digital Divide at Washington State University. "Accomplished professionals are moving into rural areas, and young, educated people are not having to move away. There's a stronger tax base, and this feeds into schools and public services. "Ideally in a global world, people have choices about where they want to live and work — whether that would be Queen Anne Hill or a wheat field or the Methow. Broadband enables the opportunity. It doesn't necessarily guarantee the result."