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My review of “The Innovation Delusion“

Last year, my work took me to Korea, Azerbaijan (i.e., from one end of the Silk Road to the other) and the Netherlands, among other places. Baku, the

By |2021-02-23T11:34:17-08:00November 23rd, 2020|Books and reading, History of Science / STS, Postacademic, Writing|Comments Off on My review of “The Innovation Delusion“

“we have to detach money from time”

You're probably familiar with books like David Graeber's Bullshit Jobs and Peter Fleming's The Death of Homo Economicus, which talk about how in the modern economy, the problems

By |2020-11-24T09:31:36-08:00December 2nd, 2019|Books and reading, Business and work|Comments Off on “we have to detach money from time”

New York Times article on sabbaticals

This sign sums up my sabbatical I’m quoted in an article about “Do-It-Yourself Sabbaticals” in today’s New York Times. It’s a good piece, if I do say so

By |2020-11-24T09:16:26-08:00October 17th, 2019|Books and reading, Contemplative computing, Postacademic, UK, Work, Writing|Comments Off on New York Times article on sabbaticals

The man who broke the calendar: About IIH Nordic and its 4-day week

One of the companies I write about in SHORTER (US | UK) is IIH Nordic, a Copenhagen-based data marketing firm that implemented, and has become a Nordic model for, a

By |2020-11-19T22:59:43-08:00September 9th, 2019|4-day workweek, Books and reading, Companies, SHORTER|1 Comment

“Many modern workplaces, with their lures of perks and prestige, are increasingly resembling the Fyre festival”

Bruce Daisley, podcaster, Twitter executive, and author of The Joy of Work and the forthcoming Eat Sleep Work Repeat, has a short and great piece in The Guardian

By |2020-05-21T11:53:19-07:00August 28th, 2019|4-day workweek, Books and reading, SHORTER|1 Comment
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