Yes, I'm participating. It's a silly thing, I know, but what the heck.
And I'll be on a remote island. That'll make things easy.
Shutdown Day is a Global Internet Experiment whose purpose is to get people to think about how their lives have changed with the increasing use of the home computer, and whether or not any good things are being lost because of this.
The idea of Shutdown Day project is simple - just shutdown your computer for one whole day of the year and involve yourself in some other activities: outdoors, nature, sports, fun stuff with friends and family - whatever, just to remind yourself that there still exists a world outside your monitor screen.
Yeah, yeah, your downloads will be so much faster on May 3. But I'll be on the beach.