Your Phone Is a Slot Machine

In the "attention economy" technology designers create experiences that maximize distractibility. Tristan Harris knows all too well. Harris—a former design ethicist and product philosopher at Google—studied how technology influences a user’s attention as well as their...

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Don’t Worry. Be Focused.

The very definition of the word business implies a state of being busy. But being occupied or doing “busy work” is less valuable than being productive. A recent study out of the University of California shows that technology workers focus on a task for a mere three...

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Got Side Hustle?

Millennials don’t enjoy the best reputation as hustlers. The popular stereotype is that millennials are lazy, undisciplined, and entitled. But a new survey from Bankrate paints a very different picture. Over 44 million American adults report having a side gig—defined...

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