I've recently started listening to the New York Times podcast called The Daily, which comes out every weekday morning. Each episode is about 20 minutes long and it's perfect for listening while I get ready in the morning. There's a main story that is well-reported, interesting, informative, and always timely. And the last few minutes … Continue reading Quick! Be Better! The Daily
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Ok, here's a little pet peeve of mine. People who inch their cars forward at red lights. Here's why I think it's silly: Your automatic response to the light changing is to do the opposite of whatever you are currently doing. For example, if you're accelerating and see the light turn red, you automatically break. … Continue reading Quick! Be Better! Driving PSA
Ok, there is just way too much going on in the world for us to reasonably be expected to keep track of it all. But for people who want to try (aka Learners, Input, 5s - if you know, you know), it can lead to a literally endless rabbit trail of more and more and more … Continue reading Quick! Be Better! the Skimm
Introducing a new little feature I'm calling "Quick! Be Better!" that will be a brief post on, you know, how to be better. Today's tip: Go see I Am Not Your Negro. "If any white man in the world says, ‘Give me liberty or give me death,’ the entire white world applauds. When a black … Continue reading Quick! Be Better! I Am Not Your Negro