My workplace is running a “mindfulness workshop” to help us deal with “stress and anxiety” and to help “improve productivity”, and achieve “a good work-life balance”.
I really really want to reply and ask if the workshop deals with how everyone is a casual/contract employee with constantly increasing workload and performance metrics and constant demands to be engaged 24/7 in an education sector increasingly under attack, but I look like a dickhead when I’m mad.
The biggest organism in the world is a mycelium that spreads across 3.8 km (2,384 acres) in Oregon’s Blue Mountains. It’s called Armillaria Mellea, or the honey fungus, and is thought to be over 2,000 years old: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/strange-but-true-largest-organism-is-fungus/ http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20141114-the-biggest-organism-in-the-world
Reminder for blockchain folks:
While you keep screaming "distributed!", your prime virtue is actually "crypto".
It comes from the greek "kryptós", meaning "hidden, secret": https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptography Historically, secrecy is not a main driver of an open collaborative culture.
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