I tried to live in what I began to think of as the hyper present. It wasn’t that I no longer worried about what might happen in a month, or two weeks, or next year; far from it. It was that I could only really focus on the minute I was in.
The study in Science tested an influential theory in sociology called “the strength of weak ties,” which maintains that people are more likely to gain employment and other opportunities through arms-length acquaintances than through close friends.
... Therapy is important as a valuable health intervention for many, rather than a universal prerequisite to a good life. Most people simply cannot afford to have lengthy therapy.
The companies that should know best how to fight hackers, tech firms, have reached an arresting conclusion: The weakest link in security, as it’s been since the Trojan War, is humans.
And yet a study of 3,500 American adults that used wearable devices to track exercise habits found that only 3.2 percent of them actually hit the recommended threshold of 150 minutes of moderate activity per week.
People use drugs for reasons. Typically, those who become addicted struggle with hopelessness, trauma or mental illness — often all three.
Elon Musk 之前因为和Twitter 的官司公布了151页的个人聊天记录；你会发现，人吧，都差不多，在条件允许的情况下，我们都喜欢吹牛和听别人的奉承。
Yesterday, the world got a look inside Elon Musk’s phone. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is currently in litigation with Twitter and trying to back out of his deal to buy the platform and take it private. As part of the discovery process related to this lawsuit, Delaware’s Court of Chancery released hundreds of text messages and emails sent to and from Musk. The 151-page redacted document is a remarkable, voyeuristic record of a few months in the life of the world’s richest (and most overexposed) man and a rare unvarnished glimpse into the overlapping worlds of Silicon Valley, media, and politics.