This week we're diving into solving relevant problems, life after death on Wikipedia and learning how to automatically sync personal & work calendars for free! P.S. I'm heading to London next week for the first time in 8 years! Any recommendations on cool things to do/see/eat, or people to meet? Hit reply! Cheers, Janel
Cocktails Before the Collapse A moving piece about learning to love wine at the top of the World Trade Center, watching it come down, and then figuring out how to write about it. Loved this read because of the intricate way it weaves learning, joy & tragedy together.
Life After Death On Wikipedia "While not perfect, Wikipedia traffic serves as a solid proxy for the ebb and flow of a celebrity’s cultural relevance." Here's a fascinating visualization about how Wikipedia editors react to the news of a celebrity's death.
Solve The Most Important Problem You Can Personally Impact Picking problems to solve is a function of attention. Wherever and whatever you’re paying attention to is going to reveal problems in that domain to you. You only have one life; mindfully choose to work on the most important problems that you can solve.
How To Sync Your Personal & Work Calendar For Free We’ve all been there: you receive a meeting invite at work, only to realize that you were double-booked because you already have an appointment on your personal calendar. Don’t worry, there’s a solution! I share how you can automatically block time by setting up an automation in your Google Calendar. Takes less than 5 minutes.