Today’s selection of articles:
- “Why you procrastinate (it has nothing to do with self-control)“, by Charlotte Lieberman (NY Times, 2019-03-25). Spoiler alert : Check your attitude.
- “What to do when it all goes wrong“, by Brad Stulberg & Steve Magness (The Passion Paradox, 2018-08-07). A case study in empathy.
- “How GMU students’ eating habits changed when delivery robots invaded their campus“, by Peter Holley (Washington Post, 2019-03-25). The future of delivery? Are younger generations willing to pay more for convenience?
- “After Mueller report, news media leaders must defend their work“, by Amy Chozick (NY Times, 2019-03-25). This article references (in a shockingly shallow manner) Taibbi’s article. Unlike Taibbi, the author does not seem interested in holding the media (its parent paper included) responsible for accuracy in reporting or fomenting expectations or unrest.
- “Depressed and anxious? These video games want to help“, by Laura Parker (NY Times, 2019-03-24). The video-game industry offers more interactive wrestling with mental health challenges.
- “The election in Thailand was rigged“, by Thaksin Shinawatra (NY Times, 2019-03-25).
- “Slower growth in ageing economies is not inevitable” (The Economist, 2019-03-26).