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Diversions, vol. 74


Years ago, I was lucky enough to listen to Yvon Chouinard, the founder of Patagonia give a talk on building a sustainable and ethical company. It’s something I’ve been thinking a lot about with each breaking story about some other awful thing Facebook has done. Eli and I are currently in Japan and I’ve been predominantly keeping off of social media except in the mornings and evenings. We spent a few days in the countryside and with most of the stimulus of regular life stripped away, I’ve been surprised to find how much my mood sours after every session of mindless social media consumption. Between my frustration with social media companies and my frustration with the addictive feel of it, I’ve decided to delete all social apps from my phone. I figure that I can still check in once or twice a day via desktop versions but for now I’m looking forward to having more control over my attention. 

Anyway, recently I’ve been: 

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