better doing

Who is driving the great resignation?

“According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4 million Americans quit their jobs in July 2021. Resignations peaked in April and have remained abnormally high for the last several months, with a record-breaking 10.9 million open jobs at the […]

under the microscope

A controlled nutrition study across 10k people

I’d bet this x100 would drive some exceptional returns for the public health. “[The NIH] announced what it calls the largest study yet to probe “precision nutrition,” a $156 million, 5-year effort to examine how 10,000 Americans process foods by […]

fun facts

Americans and Brits love a good gamble

CNBC reports, “Americans earning less than $30,000 admit to spending about 13% of their income on lottery tickets”, and the average American buys $1,000 of lotto tickets. Meanwhile, about 1 in 3 people in the UK hold Premium Bonds where the interest 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

Straight to voicemail

I learned this week of a new iPhone feature that lets you send unknown callers straight to voicemail. I enabled it right away. One side-effect is that it makes Americans harder to survey. I’ll take that trade 😁. | learn more

on the blockchain

The United States of crypto

From the Coinbase blog… “[W]e outline findings on the growing interest in cryptocurrencies on the part of Americans, on a state-by-state level.” One key finding: “Currently, 58 percent of Americans say they’ve heard of Bitcoin.” | learn more