Meco Reads - Issue 29

Overcome rejection ✋ Our time on earth ⌛ GPT takes control 🦾


This is your weekly(ish) round up of the best links from around the web, curated by the team at Meco.

In this edition, we've got a delightful mix of thought-provoking and mind-expanding content to enjoy. Brace yourself for the humbling and inspiring article about time which reminds us of our place in the grand scheme of the universe.

On a lighter note - we also learn what happens when someone gives full control of their life to Chat GPT, and enjoy a thoughtful interview between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito.

Happy learning!


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📖 Great Reads

There is nothing like the sting of a painful rejection. These knocks often dent our confidence and leave us in a negative thought spiral trying to figure what we ‘did wrong’. Although rejection is part of life, we can choose to view rejection as opportunity to learn and become more resilient. [Read more]

To put our existence into perspective, if the Earth formed at midnight and the present moment is the next midnight, 24 hours later, modern humans have been around since 11:59:59pm - a total of 1 second… Tim Urban’s visual timelines illustrate just how tiny our personal existence is in the grand scheme of history. Prepare to be humbled by time! [Read more]

After 35 years of being in charge of his decisions, Maxwell Strachan from Vice decided to hand over the reins to ChatGPT. The experiment aimed to examine whether AI could improve his personal and professional life by managing his schedule and making crucial choices. The outcome was far from ideal, with things quickly descending into chaos… [Read more]

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