I have a ton of work to do right now, which is probably why I’m procrastinating and surfing the internet. But, that did mean I found this interesting article and can now share it. The punchline?
We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret tonic of creativity. When we get home, home is still the same. But something in our mind has beenchanged, and that changes everything.
And (very nerdily from the first comment):
A nice quantitative measure of this effect: Engineers at Google showed that the information space of queries is expanded for mobile search.