The ease that is now buying shit off a tweet with Apple Pay or whatever makes you wonder how much of Amazon’s empire is due solely to wanting to avoid the friction of typing in a credit card number and shipping address on a different web site.
“In six months, the world of automobiles has raced decades ahead: From a mere aspiration, the mass-market electric vehicle is at once a very real object planned for deployment in three or four years by nearly every automaker on the planet.” — @stevelevinethemobilist.medium.com/with-a-blockbu…
It’s really hard to deprogram your brain (or at least mine) from the idea if you have too much food, if you eat that food—beyond what you would otherwise eat—that food is not “wasted” and some good was done.
Giving yourself permission to do the scary creative work is so much harder than it ought to be. We are raised and trained in school that we need an authority figure to tell us we have the talent or brains. But that's not true. Show up and do the thing. Permit yourself the dream.
“Given the right resources, and political will to match, we could be mostly decarbonized by 2030–2035, and close to pushing the very ambitious schedule required at this point to hit a 1.5 degree C (2.7 F) climate target.” — Saul Griffith link.medium.com/JAuEGWRMGbb
"You can see why the common admonition to 'act calm and kind regardless of how you feel' is very good advice: you are likely to be rewarded by actually feeling calm and kind."
- @kahneman_daniel, Thinking, Fast and Slow