Invasive Tech Is Helping Your Boss Track Your Productivity

Advocates say new employee monitoring software helps maximise efficiency, but labour rights activists warn that it may be misused.
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Open Plan Offices Should Be Banned Immediately

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I Tried Sleeping Two Hours a Day to Get More Done

Living on short naps is exhausting, but proponents of polyphasic sleep claim the benefits are huge.
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How Instagram Can Help You Study

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How to Take Control of the Office Stereo Without Getting Sacked

Nail it, and you are a god. But get it wrong and you'll be treated like you did a shit in the photocopier.
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Science Says Pizza Can Make You More Productive at Work

A study carried out on workers making computer chips found that pizza and compliments from the boss were the main motivators for increased productivity.
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Jeremy Corbyn Wants to Talk About Reducing Your Working Day to Six Hours

Sweden has proven that shorter work days make us happy, healthy and better at our jobs, so why can't we be more like them?
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Why People Think Potheads Are Lazy: A History

How the government and Big Pharma convinced us that stoners were dumbasses, and how marijuana legalization might just change that.
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At the Brooklyn Museum, Questlove and Tom Sachs discussed the point at which creativity begins to harm art.
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Digital Assistants and the Cotton Gin

Becoming more productive doesn't necessarily bode well for those actually carrying out the productivity.
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Being Lazy at Work Is Actually Good, Says Study

Even ant colonies have some slackers who do the ant equivalent of scroll through Facebook all day long.
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