Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control)

The New York Times: When faced with a task that makes us feel anxious or insecure, the amygdala — the “threat detector” part of the brain — perceives that task as a genuine threat, in this case to our self-esteem or well-being. Even if we intellectually recognize that putting off the task will create more […]

Privileged

Kyle Korver, NBA-ster: The fact that inequality is built so deeply into so many of our most trusted institutions is wrong. And I believe it’s the responsibility of anyone on the privileged end of those inequalities to help make things right. Ik vind zo’n initiatief als The Players Tribune, de website waar Korver z’n stuk […]

The golden age of YouTube is over

Julia Alexander op The Verge: YouTube’s pitch decks to advertisers increasingly seem to feature videos from household celebrity names, not creative amateurs. And the creators who have found the most success playing into the platform’s algorithms have all demonstrated profound errors in judgment, turning themselves into cultural villains instead of YouTube’s most cherished assets. En: […]