3 Things Parents Need to Know Now About Kids and Tech
1) All screens out of the bedroom before bedtime
2) No social media until high school
3) Work out a screen time budget in a way that helps children develop their own sense of agency and self-control.
Strong article full of disturbing stats and concrete steps that need to happen at scale.
In a typical year, more pre-schoolers are shot dead in America (about 75) than police officers are.
1. Faster vaccines
2. Digital infra
3. Open peer review
Long read; full of insight; recommended for anyone into tech strategy, platforms, and future of mobile.
Head-scratcher of an interview for what in other circumstances would be amusing satire.
Long, depressing reminder of what could have been.
Ton of great links here for kids and adults alike.
Geeking out on this topic while getting into Roam Research. Feel both late and super early to the bandwagon.
Super helpful look at why California is burning (hint: not just climate change).
Prepare for the worst? 2nd and 3rd order implications of any of these are genuinely frightening.
Who’s using and loving Roam Research, and what are your use cases?
This is one of the more practical guides I’ve found. Keen for more!
California is Australia now.
Subtext: it could be much, much worse. Australian fires lasted months and blanketed capital cities in smoke for weeks on end.
This post took me back my formative education on tech/telco industries, studying regulatory strategy for Australia’s NBN deployment. Fascinating stuff.
This is exceptional: the rare combo of practical, actionable advice with broad relevance.
Insane gun laws seem inextricably linked to police militarization.
“the assault-weapons ban tolled in 2004, pent-up demand among firearms enthusiasts for AR-15s and similar weapons caused consumer sales of military-style rifles to soar, creating another incentive for police departments to stock up. American police officers and American citizens were in a veritable arms race. Then came more mass shootings.”
Great essay, covering growth / product / business strategy, platforms, and many loops.
Disappointed to read this about my hometown uni. Problems seem to run deep.
The clearest framing of potential scenarios I’ve seen. Recommended reading, and start testing!
This seems like forever ago already
"Cycling uphill. For fun"
-- stumbling on old blogs, labors of love, in dark corners of the internet, is a great pleasure.
in general, you find that the drugs that increase productivity are the ones that are most supported in our society.”
tldr: relearn to squat, like any 2yo does naturally.