Author Archive

Amanda Mull

Ideas

The Problem With Telling Sick Workers to Stay Home

Even with the coronavirus spreading, lax labor laws and little sick leave mean that many people can’t afford to skip work.

Ideas

How Your Laptop Ruined Your Life

Smartphones aren’t the only killers of work-life balance.

CIO Briefing

What 10,000 Steps Will Really Get You

A clever bit of marketing has obscured the more nuanced nature of human well-being.

IT Modernization

There Is Too Much Stuff

The human brain can’t contend with the vastness of online shopping.

CIO Briefing

Workers Love AirPods Because Employers Stole Their Walls

In the open-plan office, wireless headphones are the new cubicles.