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Have I become dumber since moving away from my roommates?

These are my weekly Patch Notes – a log of the mental model updates I’m making and a braindump of things I’m leaning, building, or thinking about. Subscribe on Substack here. In this release: Shared social cognition and the effect of distance on it Importing my goals and values into Readwise Something magical happened on Twitter this week Blog Club: The Curse of Xanadu I finally understand what ‘the world is changing faster’ refers to
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How do we throw an online party?

These are my weekly Patch Notes – a log of the mental model updates I’m making and a braindump of things I’m leaning, building, or thinking about. Subscribe on Substack here. In this version: An exploration into virtual online parties and how we might make them happen My journey in extracting Twitter’s bookmarks Software is hard, and some reassuring quotes Cool remote tools I’ve been using
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Hello Strange, New World

Hello! You’re receiving this because you are subscribed to major updates/new posts on my site, jborichevskiy.com. That will remain the case. I’m also starting a newsletter! I’m sending out the first one here, but subsequent newsletters will be delivered through Substack at jborichevskiy.substack.com and will be free forever. Go subscribe there if you want more of these. I’ll probably move off of Substack eventually but it seems to be simplest solution right now.
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How Coronavirus Infected My Brain

A mere three weeks ago I triumphantly published a post on my home-baked productivity system describing how I’d successfully taken control of distractions in my life to get shit done. I was invincible. On top of the world. Roughly around the same time I started paying serious attention to updates about the virus. As the situation has escalated, so too has my obsession with following and thinking about it. A couple things:
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