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Better living through optimization

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Science  05 Apr 2019:
Vol. 364, Issue 6435, pp. 37
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaw8667

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In his short book Hacking Life: Systematized Living and Its Discontents, Joseph Reagle provides a comprehensive look at the recent history and major personalities (also known as "the geeks and gurus") associated with the emergent phenomenon known as "life hacking." Each chapter focuses on a distinct aspect of life hacking—from how to manage one's time and productivity to how to stay motivated, and from how to organize one's personal belongings to how to optimize health, wellness, and relationships—reflecting on the factors and philosophies that drive these practices and unpacking their myriad implications.

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