linked list friday: the rich stay richer, “sorry” vs “thank you”, cutting down on phone use
The Vimes Boots Theory: Further Reflections – A long but interesting reflection on “The Vimes Boots Theory” (rich people can afford to buy more durable things that save them money in the long run) that was good enough to prompt me to support the author on Patreon.
Do Not Disturb: How I Ditched My Phone and Unbroke My Brain – as someone who is not a luddite but does worry about excessive phone use, this plan sounds intriguing. It’s funny – when I read a book more on my phone instead of Twitter/Facebook, I can feel my attention span getting longer. The main problem right now is that I’m tired a lot (hi, young kids of mine!) so just paging through social media is pretty tempting.