52 Things [Tom Whitwell] Learned in 2021

“4. 10% of US electricity is generated from old Russian nuclear warheads. [Geoff Brumfiel]

43. Privacy seems to be connected to productivity. An experiment in a phone factory showed that putting curtains round workers on a production line increased output by 10–15%. [Ethan Bernstein via Ethan Mollick]

52. A study of 14,000 Australians over 14 years found that neither being promoted nor being fired has any impact on either emotional wellbeing or life satisfaction. [Nathan Kettlewell & co]”

Tom Whitwell, “52 Things I Learned in 2021.” Fluxx Studio Notes. December 1, 2021.