I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works. The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works. No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth. You are being programmed
I’m hesitant to post anything about the referendum. I respect all of you for whatever you voted, it’s your democratic right to do so, our forefathers fought to give us that right. Just like the Labour/Tory situation, one side felt morally superior and were more willing to post their views publicly. A majority, albeit a […]
Everybody thinks they have to build fucking Uber. Recalibrate what success looks like. Vaynerchuk is marmite, sometimes I love him, sometimes I don’t… this however is good. Worth a watch.
You shouldn’t have to look to others to provide you with your source of motivation. True, meaningful motivation must come from within. You must have a deep seated desire to accomplish your goals. If you aren’t filled with passion for what you do and you aren’t intrinsically motivated then there are no words that another […]
Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possibly be silly or trivial or meaningless if you are so busy, completely booked, in demand every hour of the day…. I can’t help but wonder whether all this histrionic exhaustion isn’t a way of covering up the fact […]
I so often witness a failure to distinguish between good presentation skills and true leadership ability. I worry that there are people who are put in positions of authority because they’re good talkers, but they don’t have good ideas. It’s so easy to confuse schmoozing ability with talent. Someone seems like a good presenter, easy […]