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Service for some, slavery for others

"The current service economy makes the middle class the working class and the working class the working poor. […] So, the next time you use an app that makes your life simpler and more convenient, spare a moment to wonder whether it’s making someone else’s life much more miserable."
Linked on the 28th of April, 2019 Details

Why We Struggle to Make Time for Solitude

We are filled with uncertainty all day long, and that drives us to try to do more, to get control of everything, to cram more into our lives, to stay addicted to technology and distraction.
Linked on the 15th of April, 2019 Details

Our obsession with taking photos is changing how we remember the past

Taking photos of an event rather than being immersed in it has been shown to lead to poorer recall of the actual event – we get distracted in the process.
Linked on the 11th of April, 2019 Details

Meet Lilli, the High-end German Call Girl Who Became America’s Iconic Barbie Doll

Barbie’s original design was based on a German adult gag-gift escort doll named Lilli that people would dangle from their car’s rearview mirror.
Linked on the 5th of December, 2018 Details

How To Kill Your Tech Industry

In World War II, Britain invented the electronic computer. By the 1970s, its computing industry had collapsed—thanks to a labor shortage produced by sexism.
Linked on the 17th of November, 2018 Details

Death Metal Grandma

Death Metal Grandma follows the story of 96 year old Holocaust survivor, former WW2 spy and famous songwriter Inge Ginsberg as she decides to pursue a new career: Death Metal.

Published on the 31st of October, 2018 Read full post