Video Games Are Better Than Real Life
MANY AMERICANS have replaced work hours with game play — and ENDED UP HAPPIER. Which wouldn’t surprise most gamers.
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“What’s your current salary?” is a trap question—Here's how to answer it | Fearless Salary Negotiation
Your job in the interview process is to tell a story about how their company or team will be better if you’re a part of it. Each interview is another…
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The Morning Routines Of The Most Successful People
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10 Great Customer Interview Questions
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Elon Musk Is Really Boring
The pit is at least 15 feet deep and more than 50 feet wide. It’s in a nondescript lot at Crenshaw Boulevard and West 120th Street, not far from Los Angeles…
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Transcript And Video: NPR's Exit Interview With President Obama
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10 Life Lessons I Wish I Knew in My 20s
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Bias in the ER - Issue 45: Power - Nautilus
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Warren Buffett’s Best Investment
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Team Handbook | GitLab
The GitLab team handbook is the central repository for how we run the company. As part of our dedication to being as open and transparent as possible, the handbook is open to the world, and we welcome feedback. Please make a merge request to suggest improvements or add clarifications. Please use issues to ask questions.
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Benjamin Franklin & the Two Important Questions - Knote
Share with friends Though Benjamin Franklin isn’t remembered as an influential politician the same way other Founding Fathers are, the statesman and diplomat…
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What Most People Don't Know About Behavioral Design
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Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat—And Casinos Have No Fix
Getty Images In early June 2014, accountants at the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis noticed that several of their slot machines had—just for a couple of…
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Pause! We Can Go Back!
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Inside the 20-Year Quest to Build Computers That Play Poker
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Recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence research raise questions about the threat that bots…
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Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.
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Against Willpower - Issue 45: Power - Nautilus
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A Whole Field of Psychology Research May Be Bunk. Scientists Should Be Terrified.
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Can what you do *before* you write improve your actual writing? - Scientific American Blog Network
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