The compelling case for working a lot less

Compelling Case For Working A Lot Less

Source: Amanda Ruggeri
Affiliation: BBC

In this article, Amanda Ruggieri explores the compelling evidence against nonstop work, including that the work produced at the end of a 14-hour work day is low quality, and the pattern of nonstop work undermines our creativity and cognition and even makes us sick. Ruggieri advocates for shorter working ours and taking more breaks as a way to increase productivity, creativity, and overall wellness.

Keywords: Burnout , Computer Science , Happiness , Hierarchies of Work , Purpose , Tech Ethics , Tech Industry , Work/Life Balance