This Week in Browsing #012

Hyperbolic discounting “Hyperbolic discounting is the human tendency to choose “smaller-sooner” rewards over “larger-later” rewards because of a lack of patience to wait for the larger reward.” “When you procrastinate, you opt for the instant gratification of enjoying yourself rather than the future reward of accomplishing the things you set out to do.” “Hyperbolic discounting: … Read more

This Week in Browsing #011

I hope we see more representation of all kinds of humans in all forms of media and content – web, Hollywood, training videos and scenarios. It’s long overdue. “I will love myself despite the ease with which I lean towards the opposite.” The Science of Well Being: A Free Online Course From Yale “Letting go … Read more

This Week in Browsing #010 resource site with tools and tutorials for “doing” tech without knowing how to code. “It is unquestionably a bad thing that we carry out much of our online lives within a data-mining apparatus that sells influence to the highest bidder.” – Adrian Chen: “Cambridge Analytica and Our Lives Inside the Surveillance Machine“ Most of … Read more

This Week in Browsing #009

Kurt Vonnegut’s Eight Rules for Writing a Short Story Deadwood, the Movie Yes! This show deserved many more seasons. “Every once in a while it’s a lot, but if I don’t feel overwhelmed and I feel like we have enough time to do everything, then yeah, I find it really stimulating and invigorating. I’m pretty … Read more