How Schopenhauer’s thought can illuminate a midlife crisis – Kieran Setiya
A helpful framing for post sabbatical life.
THought you both would like this given our recent conversations about soda consumption.
I like this simple intro to stoicism.
Provocative take. It's like AI and The Matrix in a mashup.
Good read, but troubling.
"Surveying this new landscape, it is clear that the true role of the thought leader is to serve as the organic intellectual of the one percent—the figure who, as Gramsci put it, gives the emerging class “an awareness of its own function” in society. The purpose of the thought leader is to mirror, systematize, and popularize the delusions of the superrich: that they have earned their fortunes on merit, that social protections need to be further eviscerated to make everyone more flexible for “the future,” and that local attachments and alternative ways of living should be replaced by an aspirational consumerism. "
Helpful reminder of the importance of acquiring skills throughout ones life.
More developments in net neutrality mean wireless carriers have more power to choose winners in digital media contest.
The most important part of being a good boss is giving clear, personal, consistent guidance.