Why We Humblebrag About Being Busy

We have a problem—and the odd thing is we not only know about it, we’re celebrating it. Just today, someone boasted to me that she was so busy she’s averaged four hours of sleep a night for the last two weeks. She wasn’t complaining; she was proud of the fact. She is not alone.

Why are typically rational people so irrational in their behavior? The answer, I believe, is that we’re in the midst of a bubble; one so vast that to be alive today in the developed world is to be affected, or infected, by it. It’s the bubble of bubbles: it not only mirrors the previous bubbles (whether of the Tulip, Silicon Valley or Real Estate variety),

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Google may soon woo small businesses with commercial Wi-Fi

“the search giant is preparing to offer deeply discounted commercial-grade #Wi-Fi #hardware and #software to small and medium-sized businesses as soon as this summer.
The new Wi-Fi program would be aimed at all kinds of small businesses, such as dentist offices to gyms, worldwide.

This wouldn’t be the first time Google has put real money behind its push into the small-business sector. The company unveiled a program at Google I/O 2011 that provided Chromebooks and desktop base stations to small businesses at very low cost.