#1. Tech firms tweak work tools to grapple with digital exhaustion.
Big tech companies like Microsoft, Google, and Adobe are adding new features to their work from home tools to better combat burnout and isolation, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. As remote working stretches into the second year, Microsoft has introduced a calendar feature that prevents back-to-back video meetings. Instead, you can program downtime for 5, 10, or 15 minute intervals. Adobe, on the other hand, is using AI to help reorganize workers’ days based on priorities and last-minute changes to personal schedules. Read more here.