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How Remote Work Will Save the Night Owl

For decades, corporations favored early birds — until the pandemic came along

Photo of a night office by Bruno Maiolo
Image: “My office night edition”/Bruno Maiolo

I’m a night owl. I can get up early and be at work by 8 am — but man, I’d prefer not to. More commonly, I get late start, and, like a slowly accelerating locomotive, don’t hit my stride until mid-afternoon. My best work is often done in the later evening or the hours…




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Clive Thompson

Clive Thompson

I write three times a week about tech, science, culture — and how those collide. Writer for NYT mag/Wired; author of “Coders” and “Smarter Than You Think”

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