What started out as fun and enlightening escapes from daily life — turned into more media consumption than watching the news.

Ok ‘life’ is a bit of an overstatement…

But podcasts are definitely ruining my productivity.

What started out as a fresh new stream of ideas and intellectual conversation has morphed into … well something no different than the news.

Here are the notifications I woke up to on April 28th…


The year’s 2020.

There are no flying cars, no people that live forever, no world peace.

There are people who repeatedly take pictures of themselves to increase their social status, people become famous by being…well…famous, humans are trashing the planet and collapsing ecosystems, tv personalities have become government officials, and…

Phil Manning

Surf | Design | Develop — https://pjmanning.dev

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