The All Consuming Nature Of Work

Just as time is a finite resource, so is energy. It takes physical energy to move, and mental energy to think and create. An individual has a relative static amount of each type of energy on a given day. While it’s possible to go above and beyond this energy…

We Work Too Hard

In 1930, British Economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that 100 years in the future the standard full-time work week would have been whittled down to just 15 hours a week. In the 85 years since that prediction was made the world has changed at a breakneck pace. However, the standard…

Conducting Ethics Training Does Not Make A Company Ethical

I had a recent encounter with corporate ethics training that left a sour taste in my mouth. Every employee had to stop whatever they were doing to go through this training. Instead of doing something that adds value to the business, they spent their time mindlessly clicking ‘next’ without even…

A Foray Into Digital Marketing

I’ve been creating software for 5 years now. I’ve mainly focused on the actual product - at first from the business side, and subsequently from the technical sides. Despite appreciating the important role digital marketing plays in getting people to use software, I’ve never actually done any…

The Benefits of Subtitles

I’ve been slowly rewatching all the episodes of Game of Thrones these past few weeks, which has been a blast. In the past I’ve used subtitles only for non-English dialogue scenes. By chance this time the subtitles I used were for all the dialogue - English, Dothraki, and…

My First Amazon Prime Now Experience

I had just eaten lunch one day last week when I noticed that my phone was almost out of batteries. I had, yet again, forgotten to charge my phone the previous night. Draining my phone of batteries has been a recurring event ever since I lost my second phone charger…