Some things don’t change the world. But they make our everyday lives a little more pleasant. Or they are just nice to have. Or even both. The ZEIT-ONLINE series “ nice and useful ” is about these gadgets and apps.
You can have lots of New Year’s resolutions, more jogging, more vegetable soup, less screen time. All worthy of honor, but if you ask me: it’s all nonsense. Why optimize every last ounce of joy out of life? At some point, Kantian reason is enough. A colleague recently told me her resolution for 2024 was to start gaming. Play more, have a little more fun in life, that’s a good idea.