Neuroscientists say multitasking literally drains the energy reserves of your brain
I misinterpreted this article as a piece of advice. Perhaps you will do too.
An anguishing story about how technology can help us bear loss in its painfulness and absurdity.
Wonderful profile of Lane Davis.
The fact that some of those involved in spreading this paranoid bullshit are unapologetically dismissive of it themselves shouldn't be enraging, being so obvious.
Snarky, sharp, bright, and so on... One of the best articles in this tone I've read in a while.
nearly half of the original drug’s consumers may have been crushing it to get high. As David Juurlink pointed out to me, it is a misnomer to call the reformulation an “abuse deterrent.” It can still be abused—and is, widely, by people who become addicted by swallowing the pills, just as the bottle instructs. But Purdue, facing a shrinking market and rising opprobrium, has not given up the search for new users. In August, 2015, over objections from critics, the company received F.D.A. approval to market OxyContin to children as young as eleven.
"...Americans are raised to believe that individuals, even flawed ones, can indeed change the world, and sometimes should. Canadians, for all that we’ve managed to construct a society that Americans sometimes envy, lack this ethic. The resulting mind-set, disdainful of idealism and suspicious of ego, is one we are now, evidently, exporting..."
A solid, comprehensive and worrying report, masterfully presented by The NYT.