🔗 Rivers and buckets

Rivers and buckets - Sketchplanations It’s impossible to keep up with everything. Consider thinking of areas of your life like rivers, not buckets. Oliver explains rivers not buckets in “Treat your to-read pile like a river”. (from the Oliver Burkeman article above) The problem, as the critic Nicholas Carr explained, isn’t filter failure. It’s filter success. In a world of effectively infinite information, the better you get at sifting the wheat from the chaff, the more you end up crushed beneath a never-ending avalanche of wheat....

April 7, 2024 · 1 min · 184 words

🔗 How to Determine If the Balls You’re Juggling Are Rubber or Glass

How to Determine If the Balls You’re Juggling Are Rubber or Glass | Eblin Group Rubber balls bounce. Glass balls shatter. You can drop the rubber balls and usually recover easily enough. Drop a glass ball and you’re likely done with that one. The visual metaphor of juggling rubber balls and glass balls is easy to grasp. It still raises the issue, though, of how do you tell the difference between the two?...

March 26, 2024 · 1 min · 115 words