Derek Thompson | The Atlantic
'Company culture may soon resemble what bosses want, rather than what workers want—and that could mean a lot more people in the office'
Remote work might be sensitive to brisk economic changes. (5 minute read)
Seth Godin | Seth's Blog
'Monopolies are a tax. They limit choice and raise prices. As a result, we pay “taxes” on a regular basis for things like broadband and spare parts because there are no options'
Ever since there have been taxes, people have been against paying them. (2 minute read)
Tim Harford | timharford.com
'Thirty-two per cent of teen girls said that when they felt bad about their bodies, Instagram made them feel worse'
If social media causes depression and anxiety, it will take time to demonstrate that, too. But at this stage, one has to wonder. (4 minute read)
Leo Babauta | Zen Habits
'Find small wins to start with. I looked for small tasks and messages I could reply to, in order to get some easy victories. These are encouraging, and give you a sense of progress'
Separated, each task is not that hard. We have to pick one thing off the pile, and focus on that. (5 minute read)
Darius Foroux | dariusforoux.com
'It’s fine to indulge now and then. But it’s a serious risk when you get addicted to consumerism. That leads to a never-ending cycle of earning more and spending more'
It’s unhelpful when we forget why we’re working towards financial independence in the first place. (3 minute read)
📺 Video: Would a Society Based On Genetics Be… Good? | Big Think | 4 Min
🎙Podcast: How to make yourself more human in an automated world | Ted | 35 Min
Humans can have a complex relationship with technology: tools like smartphones make our lives easier, but they can also be a source of anxiety or dependence. The internet can be an amazing place, or it can be a doom scrolling nightmare.
🤔 Something to think about: 'If you met someone like yourself: same experience, same resources, same problems - What advice would you give them?' - James Clear