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July 1, 2022
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Casting a spell on the future of work and workplaces

There was a time that we used to talk with dismay about the Japanese phenomenon of intense social distancing called hikikomori. We would consider with horror the isolation, lack of engagement with society, poor mental health and loneliness of the people who had almost completely withdrawn to their rooms. Those poor bastards locked up in enclosed spaces linked to the outside world only by screens. Now we have firms adopting it as policy. And being applauded for it. There is something seriously wrong with the narrative right now. It is unhinged, a collective insanity. As Charles McKay famously wrote in…
Casting a spell on the future of work and workplaces

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