Christopher Mims is a technology columnist at The Wall Street Journal, which he joined in 2014. Previously, he was a science and technology correspondent and editor for Quartz. He has been an editor at Scientific American, Technology Review, Smithsonian and Grist.
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the core insight of both Cal Newport's "Digital Minimalism" and @the_jennitaur's excellent book is that it's possible to use tools rather than be used by them (but first, you have to detox so you can do it with a clear head) – source
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@GalenBrown18 if you're asking in good faith, here's a book that will help explian the larger issue -- if every place is essentially the same working conditions, the answer to your question is essentially "yes" – source
@SunnySeaGold that definitely was not me, but if you're looking for some pure goodtimes escapism, I am currently LOVING this book: – source
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@DavidLarter thank you. Meanwhile, I feel like you might enjoy this book, which is ostensibly about cities but actually is about trade, because what else is a city for? – source
The creation of the Mac in 1984 catapulted America into the digital millennium, captured a fanatic cult audience, and transformed the computer industry into an unprecedented mix of technology, economics, and show business. Now veteran technology writer and Newsweek senior editor Steven Levy zooms in on the great machine and the fortunes of the uniq...
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The definitive biography of the first efficiency expert.Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915) was the first efficiency expert, the original time-and-motion man--the father of scientific management, the inventor of a system that became known, inevitably enough, as Taylorism. In the past the man has been first. In the future the System will be first, ...