In December of 2017, FCC commissioners, led by chairman Ajit Pai, voted to dismantle net neutrality regulations. In the wake of that decision, Mr. Pai was dubbed "the most hated man on the internet" - so hated that earlier this year, death threats forced him to cancel his appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show. It wasn't the first time.
Recently I became aware that I was behaving in a way that was disruptive to those around me. I was being my normal, multi-tasking self. Which means, essentially, I was in a meeting, answering emails, addressing people who popped into the meeting momentarily for a “quick solution” to something.