better doing

Lessons learned in Byron Wien’s first 80 years

These twenty lessons from Blackstone’s Vice Chairman contain loads of wisdom. “20. Never retire. If you work forever, you can live forever. I know there is an abundance of biological evidence against this theory, but I’m going with it anyway.” | learn more

oh, chicago

How the Chicago Teachers Union spends its money

The Chicago Sun Times reports: “We examined how the CTU uses its considerable financial muscle and found nearly $1.5 million from its dues-funded budget went to politics and lobbying over 15 months. And a union foundation cut back sharply on […]

fun facts

Pornhub sued by deaf man over ADA compliance

He claimed the video he chose lacked close captioning. Do websites need to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act? Since websites weren’t considered when the law was drafted, it’s a very grey area that class action attorneys are […]

fun facts

Pink-collar workers

I heard this term for the first time this week, though it dates to the late 1970s. “A pink-collar worker refers to someone working in the care-oriented career field or in fields historically considered to be women’s work.” | learn more

on the blockchain

ETH2 for dummies

“ETH2 is the next generation of Ethereum, and even calling it Ethereum is a bit of a misnomer — it’s an entirely different project, with a new zero-to-one paradigm for how blockchains can operate at scale.” | learn more