If you listen to Steven Pinker, he’ll tell you the world has never been a better place: Some graphs track increases in good things: income, longevity, sustenance, safety, literacy, democracy, civil rights, leisure and happiness. Others show declines in bad things: poverty, infant mortality, famine, state-sponsored torture, capital punishment, war, homicides, lynchings and racist attitudes. […]
There was a lot of chatter about work from home last week. A lot of these were the same old debates about whether work from home is good or bad. Is work from home increasing productivity or hurting it?
Microsoft hit $2 trillion in marketcap a few days ago. There was a time when a trillion meant something, but it doesn’t seem so anymore. Microsoft and Apple now are worth over $2 trillion. It’s a silly comparison, but for context, the market cap of all listed companies on NSE is a little over $3 […]