How to Kill Email Anxiety, Invention of Dating
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 208
- Aug 30, 2018 1:00 pm
- 1:32:57 mins
Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety (14:38) Jocelyn K. Glei is a writer who’s obsessed with how we can find more creativity and meaning in our daily work. Her latest book called Unsubscribe, a modern guide to killing email anxiety, avoiding distraction, and getting real work done. The average person checks their email 11 times per hour, processes 122 messages a day, and spends 28 percent of their total work week managing their inbox. What was once a powerful and essential tool for doing our daily work has become a near-constant source of frustration, anxiety, and distraction from our work. Jocelyn Glei explains how to manage our emails and declutter our inbox. Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating (59:08) Moira Weigel is a PhD student at Yale University, in Comparative Literature and Film and Media Studies. She earned her BA (summa cum laude) from Harvard University and is the author of Labor of Love: The Invention of Dating, her first book. Men and women used to go out on dates but now seems that it’s all snapchat and tinder. But is that really as awful as it seems? How did we decide what’s appropriate for dating? And how did dating even start? Moira Weigel explains the history of dating.