Email apnea: how your email is making you sick

Is Your Email Making You Sick?
One Thing New, inc.com

Researcher Linda Stone says 80% of us suffer from so-called email apnea. That quelches our creativity and can contribute to stress-related diseases.

Your inbox may be caus­ing you more stress than you real­ize.

Accord­ing to Linda Stone, a…

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The data science of chores

The Difference Between a Happy Marriage and Miserable One: Chores
Wendy Klein, Carolina Izquierdo, & Thomas N. Bradbury, theatlantic.com

Couples who don’t have a system for household tasks can get really resentful, really quickly. A look at the results of an in-depth study of middle-class families.

Between 2001 and 2004, a team of UCLA researchers tracked the lives of 32…

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How information science empowered Obama’s reelection

When the Nerds Go Marching In
James Fallows, theatlantic.com

How a dream team of engineers from Facebook, Twitter, and Google built the software that drove Barack Obama’s reelection

The Obama cam­paign’s tech­nol­o­gists were tense and tired. It was game day and every­thing was going wrong.

Josh Thay­er…

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Why we need better voting systems

Shame on the Republicans Who Curtailed Early Voting
James Fallows, theatlantic.com

Hours-long election lines stretching many city blocks are a national embarrassment. And those responsible should be condemned across ideological lines.

In 32 states and Wash­ing­ton, D.C., vot­ers are eli­gi­ble to cast their bal­lot early with …

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What to Consider in Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

What to Consider in Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy
Richard Florida is Co-Founder and Editor at Large at The Atlantic Cities. He’s also a Senior Editor at The Atlantic, Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, and Global Research Professor at New York University. He is a frequent speaker to communities, business and professional organizations, and founder of the Creative Class Group, whose current client list can be found here. All posts », theatlanticcities.com

What makes more sense today — to rent or to buy? And where to do it?

Real-estate web­site Tru­lia’s “Sum­mer 2012 Rent vs. Buy” report, released Thurs­day, points to the large U.S. met­ros where own­ing a house, when taxes and other trans­ac­tio…

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