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Tippets by Taps - Issue #128

This week we explore the oscillating emotions during COVID-19, why facts don't change our minds, how

Tippets by Taps

March 29 · Issue #128 · View online
These are my notes on the week’s news, some tidbits from around the web, plus any new blog posts of mine. You'll find a lot about commerce, retail, the future of work, as well as some fun, more random tidbits here and there. To learn more visit Enjoy!

This week we explore the oscillating emotions during COVID-19, why facts don’t change our minds, how web use has changed during the pandemic, what we’ve learned about our partners given WFH, the importance of hobbies, and more. Enjoy!

Two Things Can Be True At Once
Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds
The Internet was #BuiltForThis
Yep, feels about right...
Yep, feels about right...
Spouses Share the Hilarious Things They've Learned About Their Partner Working from Home
Laura Norkin
A funny thing about quarantining is hearing your partner in full work mode for the first time. Like, I’m married to a “let’s circle back” guy — who knew?
10:11 AM - 19 Mar 2020
Dr Jacqueline Sievert Hardt
@inLaurasWords Turns out my husband can actually small talk, just not with anyone we know in non-work life.
11:29 AM - 19 Mar 2020
On hobbies.
Quote I’m thinking about: “Prejudice and ethnic strife feed off abstraction. However, the proximity required by a meal – something about handing dishes around, unfurling napkins at the same moment, even asking a stranger to pass the salt – disrupts our ability to cling to the belief that the outsiders who wear unusual clothes and speak in distinctive accents deserve to be sent home or assaulted.” - Alain de Botton
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