Lists: how we understand the world

There’s more to lists than you think: Umberto explained in an interview that lists are often seen as relics of primitive cultures–simplistic devices that don’t belong in our modern day and age. However, the simple form of…

The importance of (mental) bandwidth

Christine has reviewed Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much: To put it simply, one must have a lot of bandwidth and little-to-no financial scarcity to think about saving for college or retirement. The peace-of-mind expendable income brings allows…

A Sunday e-mail sabbatical

There’s something seductive about counter-intuitive solutions. The fact that they feel wrong makes you think that they’re right… I’m trying something counter-intuitive right now. I’ve been struggling with balancing productivity and family time since my wife…