On May 31, 2009, an Air France plane carrying 228 people from Brazil to France crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, killing everyone on board. It was one of the deadliest accidents in aviation history, and according to a recently disclosed judicial report, the pilot had only one hour of sleep.
"I didn't sleep... Read More »
To understand all the consequences of an important choice takes time and attention -- even if both are hard to come by.
I've written before about the importance of sleep.
Tired brains lose their capacity to think critically, to evaluate data, and to understand the meaning of evidence. But chronic fatigue in... Read More »
Working overtime doesn't increase your output. It makes you stupid.
Many of us still imagine that the more we work, the more productive we are. For over a hundred years or more, this has been deemed nonsense. Read More »
Having mastered the art of sleeping at work, Drew clearly remembers the tricks he used to steal naps during his first job at a public relations firm in Manhattan: stacking boxes in front of an empty office so no one would enter, putting a phone to his ear so co-workers would think he was on a business call,... Read More »