Is mindfulness the better opt-out from the attention economy?

Today I finished reading How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell. I didn’t love the book, yet it’s important. So I find myself willing to recommend it nonetheless. Let me explain why. First, why didn’t I enjoy it? The writing style. Odell is an artist. Reading the book, you can tell. […]

What you think quantum physics means about reality is probably wrong

I just finished the excellent book What Is Real? by Adam Becker. It tackles an important open question in physics. Maybe the most important. It is this: What does quantum physics say about the nature of reality? The question arises because of the measurement problem. Before measurement, quantum systems exist in a superposition of states. […]