No new article or updates this week, so we’ll dive straight into the newsletter.
"The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
1. Who decides what words mean by Sam Haselby
tl;dr, like a flock of birds all moving together, subtly changing, adapting, and updating their coordinates, language operates as a self-regulating system, keeping us in-check and responding to our evolving needs.
2. Why It Took So Long to Invent the Wheel by Natalie Wolchover
tl;dr, the axel is the Scottie Pippen of the most famous invention; the most unsung hero in the modern age of invention.
3. The silent “sixth” sense by Brian Resnick
tl;dr, the beauty of our brain is not in our understanding of it, but in our lack of understanding. This article highlights the transformative capacity our brain has for illusions.
Priori – Simple and effective time management App
Popularized by productivity expert Stephen R. Covey, the Eisenhower Matrix is a concept that many people will recognize, even if not by name. In theory, the concept is one of the best frameworks for teams and individuals to prioritize work. In reality, our project management and to-do tracking apps do little to help us visualize and map our priorities productively.
Priori is an App that implements the Eisenhower Matrix rule on iPhone. Priori is designed to help you become a high-performance person, organize work and life, and increase productivity.
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— Kevin K.