Smartphones and Slacking

I’ve been traveling off and on for the past month and I’ve noticed something pretty distinctive. If you know about malls or plazas where there are a lot of different stores you might notice kiosk vendors. Usually these vendors have a product that their selling or their offering some sort of niche service. Maybe they…

Laziness for Breakfast

Recently, Watch Mojo had a top 10 Rube Goldberg Machines in Movies. In it, there was an interesting trend that I noticed. The first movie scene they show (even before they get to the countdown) is a morning orientated Rube Goldberg Machine (RGM for short). And the countdown itself is nearly dominated by morning orientated…

Work: A Play on Your Passion

I’ve linked to Miya Tokumitsu’s piece In the Name of Love that was featured on Jacobin, as well commenting on the issue of “do what you love” myself (see here and here). More recently Tokumitsu has published another excerpt from her book called Do What You Love: And Other Lies About Success and Happiness titled,…