“I have conducted my email business under the hope (the delusion, actually), that this giant company—which again, is photographing the ENTIRE earth and making it public for all to see—would treat my inbox with respect and care. I am a fucking idiot.” —
And so this whole NSA scandal will boil down to me being outraged that the government—which was never all that trustworthy to begin with—got into bed with companies that were ALSO never all that trustworthy to begin with.
“… it’s better to work highly focused for short periods of time, with breaks in between, than to be partially focused for long periods of time. Think of it as a sprint, rather than a marathon. You can push yourself to your limits for short periods of time, so long as you have a clear stopping point. And after a rest, you can sprint again.” —Engagement pro Tony Schwartz’s productivity tip? Dedicate 50-90 minute bursts to focusing on just one task. (via fastcompany)