Tag: behaviour

  • Tragedy of Normalcy in the Coronavirus Shadow

    Children playing in water

    This coronavirus is an insidious thing. It pulls families apart when they desperately need to be together. A cliché in Israel is the phrase: “הכל בסדר” – “Everything is ok”. It isn’t, and it won’t be for a while yet.

  • Is social media awful by design?

    I’ve only just started reading Mark O’Connell’s article in the New Yorker titled “The Deliberate Awfulness of Social Media“, but this part stood out for me. The problem is the business model based on the manipulation of individual behavior. Social-media platforms know what you’re seeing, and they know how you acted in the immediate aftermath […]

  • Having standards and doing great work

    Sticking with your standards

    Standing by your standards can be a tougher road to walk but doing so is often a pretty good representation of the kind of person you are.