Malcolm Gladwell’s Got A Blog

Lynne Kiesling Am I really the first person in my online reading network to notice that Malcolm Gladwell’s got a blog? Yee hah! There are a few people whose trenchant observations make me more productive, and he’s high on the list. … More Malcolm Gladwell’s Got A Blog

Does More Technology Make Us Less Productive?

Lynne Kiesling I think it depends on how you measure productivity (yeah, I know that’s a bit of a copout). In a recent Wired article: Sixty percent of workers say they always or frequently feel rushed, but those who feel extremely or very productive dropped to 51 percent from 83 percent in 1994, the research … More Does More Technology Make Us Less Productive?More Does More Technology Make Us Less Productive?

Liveblogging Arts Blogging on NPR

Lynne Kiesling I am listening live to Hello Beautiful!, the Sunday morning arts show on WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR station. It’s sometimes frustrating (to a relatively dispassionate economist), but almost always interesting conversation about local art, music, architecture, galleries, etc. The host, Edward Lifson, is currently interviewing Terry Teachout and Laura Dimanski at About Last Night … More Liveblogging Arts Blogging on NPRMore Liveblogging Arts Blogging on NPR