Worrying about sleep is perhaps the most counterproductive thing you can do, no matter how many gadgets try to tell you otherwise.
Once you realize most things you search for online are boring and obvious, you realize you don't really need Google in your life.
In Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s March 2019 op-ed in the Washington Post calling for federal regulation of technology, he included something that caught some observers by surprise:Regulation should guarantee the principle of data portability. If you share data with one service, you should be....
It is tempting to search for the one magic move that will make everything better. A new VP of Sales. A new database layer in your tech stack. A new brand for your company. Moving everything to the cloud. More capital in the business.
But it is rarely one thing that a business needs to succeed.....
My reading strategy is to start as many books as I can but finish few of them.
Years ago I heard Charlie Munger say “Most books I don’t read past the first chapter. I’m not burdened by bad books,” and it stuck with me. Reading is a chore if you insist on finishing every book you begin, because....
Katarzyna Pruszkiewicz spent six months running fake social media accounts at self-described ‘ePR firm’ in Wrocław
It is as common an occurrence on Polish Twitter as you are likely to get: a pair of conservative activists pouring scorn on the country’s divided liberal opposition.
“I burst out....
The great trick of online retail has been to get us to shop more and think less about how our purchases reach our homes. By Samanth Subramanian
A decade ago, the British department-store chain John Lewis built itself a long warehouse, painted in gradations of sky blue. The shed, as it is called....
Jerold Haas was on the brink of blockchain riches. Then his body was found in the woods of southern Ohio.
Physicists have found a new way to conceive of time as an emergent dimension, a kind of hologram springing from the universe’s spatial correlations.
Are the wealthy addicted to money, competition, or just feeling important? Yes.
For drivers, roads are safer than ever – but for people on foot, they are getting deadlier. Car companies and Silicon Valley claim that they have the solution. But is that too good to be true? By Peter C Baker
In 2010, the small community of specialists who pay attention to US road safety....
Now it’s war: Gen Z has finally snapped over climate change and financial inequality.
It all started with a tweet:
“It” refers to the current imbroglio surrounding Daryl Morey, the General Manager for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the latter’s dealings with China. The tweet, a reference to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, “hurt the....
An irony of studying history is that we often know exactly how a story ends, but have no idea where it began.
Here’s an example. What caused the financial crisis?
Well, you have to understand the mortgage market.
What shaped the mortgage market? Well, you have to understand the 30-year decline....
Call it 'Rich Asshole Syndrome'—the tendency to distance yourself from people with whom you have a large wealth differential.
AI and brain-scanning technology could soon make it possible to reliably detect when people are lying. But do we really want to know? By Amit Katwala
We learn to lie as children, between the ages of two and five. By adulthood, we are prolific. We lie to our employers, our partners and, most of....
Karen Navarra was a quiet woman in her sixties who lived alone. She was found beaten to death. The neighbors didn't see anything. But her Fitbit did.
The industries that have proven the most vulnerable to disruption have been those with:One or a few major players Relativelyoutdated business practices Slowtechnology adoption
Oddly, management consulting is rarely named in discussions aboutindustries vulnerable to disruption (unless you ask....