Seneca on The Shortness of Time
"The only social force empowered to anticipate or prevent these disruptions are policymakers who are often too illiterate to understand how these technologies work, and who too desperately want the halo of appearing to be associated with “high tech”, the secular religion of America."
I repeat: growth for the sake of growth is a bad thing.
It really works.
Great read. Everyone with a mobile phone should read this.
rewarding someone with an instantaneous “like” after they post a photo can reinforce the action, and potentially shift it from an occasional to a daily activity.
As Sheryl Sandberg put it, “we hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in”.
On defining sleep, and why we don't fully understand it. Nerdy.