Read — 2015/04/19

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. Workers seeking productivity in a pill are abusing A.D.H.D. drugs“, by Alan Schwarz (NY Times). Does the public really expect behavior patterns instilled in university to evaporate upon graduation into “the real world”?
  2. Technology that prods you to take action, not just collect data“, by Natasha Singer (NY Times). We need to understand and act on the data gathered by wearable devices and other personal informatics, not just marvel in the deluge of data they produce.
  3. The other side of boredom“, by Mary Mann (NY Times). I like Ms. Mann’s simile comparing the meanderings of a bored mind to the movements on a Ouija board.