The Guide to Strong Boundaries
There's a conflict of interest. Maximizing shareholder value had nothing to do with providing people with food that is good for them.
Reading makes you better at reading
A long but interesting read about what "driving engagement" did to Facebook.
Not an easy read. I was a bit disappointed by the "mindfulness!" part as a solution, but right up to that point I thought, "wow, this is exactly how I think this works!"
When we must and we can't
Not the easiest article to read, but the main idea is very interesting: the way to approach groups of people depends on whether the group in question is ideological or not.
"Expressing sexual interest is inherently messy and, frankly, nonconsensual — one person, typically the man, bites the bullet by expressing interest in the other (...)"
I'm wondering what else is possible. For example, could there be a method that lets a patient compose text in an unassisted way? Or, is there any other way if interfacing with the brain?
It's interesting to make the distinction between buying things you need, and shopping.
The idea of a single deck with everything is interesting. I think I still want to keep language vocabulary separate, but apart from that it could be a fun activity to review concepts in a random order, allowing my mind to make new associations.
It helps if you know at least the outline of the story in Macbeth.
The Visible Hand cleaning up after the Invisible one.
Every time I hear about success cases, I think about these bombers and their wings.
In the Humanities class in highschool I learned about several movements, each following a cycle of raising, degeneration, and falling. Each was roughly a decade long. Then as an adult, I lived to see one of them.
More on the topic of intolerance of intolerance. Or, that adversarial reaction to intolerance is not intolerance.
This is how I will do taxes.
I'm suspecting than in some 10 or 20 years, the constant use of distractions will be regarded similarly as smoking tobacco is today.
Studio Ghibli made some stories that had this characteristic. Spirited Away is my favorite one.