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I spend a lot of time obsessing on a lot of things. Along the way, I’m documenting what I learn and sharing it with you. I hope it’s entertaining. Below, you’ll find all my short riffs and updates. You can see all my posts here, including longform essays and interesting links. If you’d like to receive each essay in a newsletter, subscribe here.
What The Longest Study On Human Happiness Found Is The Key To A Good Life — The Atlantic
Key takeaway: Good relationships lead to health and happiness. The trick is that those relationships must be nurtured. Read it
The Father of the Abortion Pill: From the French Revolution & Warhol to the “Unpregnancy Pill” — NY Times
When the idea struck him, nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Étienne-Émile Baulieu believed it could be revolutionary. Creating a pill that could abort a pregnancy would transform reproductive health care, he thought, allowing women to avoid surgery, act earlier and carry out their decisions in private. “When science meets women’s cause, it is irresistible…” Read … Continue reading The Father of the Abortion Pill: From the French Revolution & Warhol to the “Unpregnancy Pill” — NY Times
UT-Austin blocks access to TikTok on campus Wi-Fi networks — Texas Tribune
Students and faculty will not be able to access the popular social media app while connected to university internet servers. It’s the latest step to limit access to the service after Gov. Greg Abbott directed state agencies to ban the app on government-issued devices citing cybersecurity risks. Read it