I needed this. I Check After (via) is a campaign running on Twitter to get people to consider at what point in the morning they begin looking at stuff on their phone or computer. Its creator, Eric Slatkin, realized that he was checking his phone before doing anything else in the morning, and it felt wrong. It does indeed feel wrong, and I wish I would stop doing it. I guess it allows you to stay in bed for a few minutes but still feel like you’re doing something vaguely useful. It’s especially tempting here on the west coast, because most of the rest of the world has had most of its day before you get up, so there’s bound to be stuff you’re behind on. Still, I have resolved to at least shower before getting on the email.

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