When is Work Valuable?

  It gets tiring to always argue against people’s preconceptions or ideas about work. Lots of people in the world (not necessarily incorrectly) see work as “effort”. That makes sense given that this is how people often use it. But this is complicated by the fact that people also say things like, “I’m going to…

Is Anti-Work the Gift that Keeps Giving?

A few months back I posted this article called Creativity Loves Constraints’: The Paradox of Google’s Twenty Percent Time, by Abe Walker and it explored this concept of “the gift” via the philosopher Derrida. Walker describes the gift via Derrida as such: …the genuine gift is aneconomic, that is, its logic is beyond – though…