VSL:WEB // Notes from the blissfully unemployed

Cardsofchange collects the business cards of recently laid-off wage slaves — which isn’t as depressing as it sounds: Each card has been updated to show you what the unemployed holders are up to — and most couldn’t be happier.

A surprising number of ad-agency folks turn up; each one’s relieved to be out of the game. A designer wound up in the Galápagos Islands doing volunteer work. A Belgian art director has set his sights on California. And many of the people you’ll meet here have started businesses, with their new link handwritten over their old work address: “I steal office supplies from myself,” one of them declares.

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