Jimmy Maher runs a wonderful site where he posts deep dives into computer history. This post is about an online pre- (or rather proto-) internet network run by a games company, Sierra.
This research into over-work talks about “insecure overachievers”. Whatever about overachievement, I know that professional insecurity has been a cause of overwork for me in the past.
Thanks to Georgia for sending this in! I think, or at least hope, that the indie/corporate tension will always exist on the internet, with both sides vying for dominance and succeeding for brief periods without completely destroying the other.
This profile of WeWork may be laden with snark but it’s still an entertaining read about what a boom feels like.
Why diversity is hard, and oh so vulnerable to attack.