Minasuk/ January 11, 2015/ Uncategorized

Why is everyone so busy? | Economist | December 2014 THE predictions sounded like promises: in the future, working hours would be short and vacations long. “Our grandchildren”, reckoned John Maynard Keynes in 1930, would work around “three hours a day”—and probably only by choice. Economic progress and technological advances had already shrunk working hours considerably by his day, and

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Minasuk/ September 28, 2014/ Uncategorized

How to Stop Time | New York Times | September 2014 “But if procrastination is so clearly a society-wide, public condition, why is it always framed as an individual, personal deficiency? Why do we assume our own temperaments and habits are at fault — and feel bad about them — rather than question our culture’s canonization of productivity?”