What Are Coconut Headsets?

Sometimes people ask me about the name of this blog. The term “coconut headsets” refers to a behavior of the Cargo Cults. These cults are usually tribal people who were exposed to military forces of major countries during a war.
Famous examples of cargo cult activity include the setting up of mock airstrips, airports, [...]

Using the Hedonic Treadmill To Be More Productive

Joseph Schumpeter used to record a daily score in his diary for how hard he worked that day. He was not kind to himself and frequently gave himself low grades even as he churned out famous works like Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy. He felt like he spent too much of his day doing [...]