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Is Oxford Unfair to Ethnic Minorities and State School Applicants? - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
I was amused this morning by the contrast in coverage, in different outlets, of Oxford University’s latest figures on its struggle to satisfy the diversity…
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7 weeks ago
Nassim Nicholas Taleb on Self-Education and Doing the Math (Ep. 41 — Live at Mercatus)
Subscribe: Apple Podcasts / SoundCloud / RSS Though what Taleb was really after was a discussion with Bryan ( read that here ), the philosopher, mathematician,…
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7 weeks ago
The doctor that rocks the mouse : Jävla skitsystem!
The doctor that rocks the mouse Publicerad 24 september 2012 | 3 kommentarer Henrik Ahlén was bewildered. Each of the three computers he was looking at was…
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7 weeks ago
Privacy notice | Office of Rail and Road
1. Our website When someone visits www.orr.gov.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of…
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7 weeks ago
Latimer and Ridley Are Forgotten | Peter Hitchens
H idden in the northern suburbs of Oxford are the last traces of a path first trodden by multitudes of country folk hurrying to see the burning of the…
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7 weeks ago
We need proper constables - not these swaggering gunmen - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
This is Peter Hitchens' Mail on Sunday column The mere sight of an armed police officer in this country makes me instantly furious and miserable. Sometimes I…
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7 weeks ago
The Pygmalion Effect: Proving Them Right
The Pygmalion Effect is a powerful secret weapon. Without even realizing it, we can nudge others towards success. In this article, discover how expectations can…
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7 weeks ago
Your Professional Growth Questionnaire
Do you know what time of year it is? It’s not performance season. Given I have no clue when you are reading this piece, how do I know it’s not performance…
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7 weeks ago
The Most Successful People Are The Ones You’ve Never Heard Of (And Why They Want It That Way) – RyanHoliday.net
The vast majority of successful people who ever lived are people you’ve never heard of. If we are to drill down further and consider happy successful people,…
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7 weeks ago
Jordan Peterson and the Failure of the Left - Quillette
Like most people, I’d never heard of Jordan Peterson until a short time ago. In my case, the first signal of his arrival on the cultural scene was a friend’s…
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7 weeks ago
There’s a remarkable change in the air – our hostility to migrants is on the retreat | Robert Ford
Windrush victim Errol Campbell.Photograph: Graeme Robertson/Guardian Brexit Britain might not always feel like a supportive place for migrants or supporters of…
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8 weeks ago
An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood
Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new evidence revealing that they don't just…
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8 weeks ago
Building the World of Assassin’s Creed Origins
We’ve had a chance to talk to Nicholas Routhier , a Design Technical Director at Ubisoft Montreal , about the techniques and processes which helped the team…
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8 weeks ago
Mr. Money Mustache vs. Mark’s Daily Apple
The Mustaches and the Sissons, sprinting it out in Malibu, CA. A couple of months ago, I was relaxing in the Mustache Lounge and an interesting email came in.…
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8 weeks ago
Lessons from My Math Degree That Have Nothing to Do with Math
P icture a mathematician. What do you see? I’ll conjure up a popular image. It’s late at night. A figure is hunched over a desk scribbling into a notebook. The…
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8 weeks ago
Almost 40% of peer-reviewed dietary research turns out to be wrong. Here's why
There’s a reason everyone’s confused about whether coffee causes cancer , or whether butter’s good for you or bad. Food research has some big problems, as we’ve…
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8 weeks ago
Spies, Crime, and Lightning Strikes: The Value of Probabilistic Thinking
Probabilistic thinking is essentially trying to estimate, using some tools of math and logic, the likelihood of any specific outcome coming to pass. It is one…
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8 weeks ago
A Day In The Life of my Supposedly Frugal Stomach
Kicking Ass with Money is much like healthy eating and joyful living. It’s a series of daily habits that get you ahead , rather than a one-time heroic effort…
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8 weeks ago
The Laura Perrins interview: The referendum was held to save the Tory Party, not the nation, says Peter Hitchens | The Conservative Woman | The philosophy not the party
Laura Perrins : Peter Hitchens, on February 4, 2016, in a blog headed ‘Why I won’t be voting on Referendum Day’ you said: ‘ If we voted to leave, who would…
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8 weeks ago
The EU Referendum was Held to Save the Tory Party, not the Country - an interview with Laura Perrins - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
Some readers may be interested in this interview I gave to Laura Perrins, of the interesting 'conservative woman' website:…
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8 weeks ago
The Slow Horses of Slough House - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
I suspect I wouldn’t much like Mick Herron, author of the increasingly acclaimed ‘Slow Horses’ series of thrillers. There’s an undercurrent of boring,…
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8 weeks ago
John Carmack
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8 weeks ago
Will no-one rid us of Jamie Oliver? - CapX
18 May 2018 Photo: Ben Pruchnie / Getty Images Photo: Ben Pruchnie / Getty Images Share Five years ago, the nation’s favourite culinary millionaire, Jamie…
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8 weeks ago
Jim Black
I had the privilege of working with John Carmack as a technology evangelist at Apple when he ported Quake III Arena to Rhapsody, Apple’s internal name for the…
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8 weeks ago
Pie Menus: A 30 Year Retrospective
By Don Hopkins, Ground Up Software, May 15, 2018. Take a Look and Feel Free! Presenting Pie Menus at CHI’88 Today (May 15, 2018) is the 30 year anniversary of…
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8 weeks ago
Calling the economy ‘menopausal’ is not sexist
Sexism is the “prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex”. It is the belief that someone is a lesser person as a…
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8 weeks ago
Steve Wozniak Talks Disk ][ - Paleotronic Magazine
Paleotronic was lucky enough to be given the chance to have a chat with Apple co-founder and engineer-extraordinare Steve Wozniak, who gave us a personal look…
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8 weeks ago
ferd.ca -> The Zen of Erlang
2016 02 08 The Zen of Erlang This is a loose transcript (or long paraphrasing?) of a presentation given at ConnectDev'16, a conference organized by Genetec in…
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8 weeks ago
Jeff Bezos to workers everywhere: You’ll all work for Amazon soon
Heard the news? Amazon has more than 100 million Prime members now, a milestone CEO Jeff Bezos announced last month in his annual letter to shareholders. That…
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8 weeks ago
Pope Francis wants financial advisers to work like fiduciaries
News & Features Latest News ▶ Regulation UBS wins $9.7 million Finra award May 18 Fiduciary Pope Francis wants financial advisers to work like fiduciaries May…
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8 weeks ago
3 Stoic Lessons That Can Help Heal Our Toxic Political Culture | Richard Mason
Emotional. Tribal. Irrational. These are just three adjectives which could be applied to the political discourse of the 21st century. Both in the United States…
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8 weeks ago
How Digital Detectives Deciphered Stuxnet, the Most Menacing Malware in History
It was January 2010, and investigators with the International Atomic Energy Agency had just completed an inspection at the uranium enrichment plant outside…
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8 weeks ago
Countdown to Zero Day, book review: Dispatches from the first cyberwar | ZDNet
Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon • By Kim Zetter • Crown • 434 pages • ISBN 978-0-7704-3617-9 • $25 In the…
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8 weeks ago
Opinion | The Fall of the German Empire
The first modern German empire was announced by Otto von Bismarck at Versailles in 1871 ; it died on the Western Front in 1918. The second German empire was…
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8 weeks ago
'The New York Times' Runs A Comprehensive Hit Piece On Jordan Peterson. It's Dishonest, Malicious Crap.
On Friday, The New York Times released a 3,400-word, spectacularly brutal and dishonest hit piece on Jordan Peterson. Its none-too-subtle title: "Jordan…
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8 weeks ago
If The 'Intellectual Dark Web' Is Questionable, So Is The New York Times
Last week, New York Times opinion editor Bari Weiss published a profile of the “Intellectual Dark Web ,” i.e. politically unboxable, anti-PC internet…
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8 weeks ago
The Story of Tommy Robinson, Hateful Hero of the British Far-Right
For a few days in February, the blurb on the front page of Tommy Robinson's website read "New Summer Menus Available Now". At the time, the former EDL leader…
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8 weeks ago
What is Ramadan? – Rami Ismail
As Ramadan is around the corner, I receive a lot of questions about the Muslim month of fasting on Twitter, Facebook and even in my mailbox, so I decided to…
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9 weeks ago
Let’s talk about margins – The Message – Medium
We’re making a book. The margins are important. Do you know how important? CRAIG MOD I saw a film recently on an airplane that made me cry. The film was a love…
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9 weeks ago
A Defence of Whataboutery. What about the Belhaj Case? What about Erdogan's Turkey? - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
I thought it was time to write a small article in defence of ‘Whataboutery’, also known as ‘Whataboutism’ or ‘Tu Quoque’ (Thou also [dost this thing]’) I am…
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9 weeks ago
13 Life-Changing Habits To Try And Do Every Single Day – RyanHoliday.net
Why does one day matter? Why does what you do today matter in the scheme of your whole life? Because our life is made up of days. Days like today. The poet…
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9 weeks ago
Write code that's easy to delete, and easy to debug too.
2018-05-14 Write code that’s easy to delete, and easy to debug too. Debuggable code is code that doesn’t outsmart you. Some code is a little to harder to debug…
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9 weeks ago
What moral standing do we have after this outrage? And are we about to join *another* idiotic war, like feeble minions? - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
This is Peter Hitchens's Mail on Sunday Column Typical Russians, eh? They kidnap a man and his pregnant wife in broad daylight, then hide them in a secret…
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9 weeks ago
The Lesson and the Meta-lesson – BetterExplained
I remember my first big Aha! moment. After many frustrating hours cramming for a math final, a visual analogy for several formulas hit me. The mess of symbols…
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9 weeks ago
Reconsidering the Hardware Kindle Interface
Small tweaks to incentivize engaging with a book’s content. I’ve been using Kindles on and off ever since they launched. Our relationship has been contentious…
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9 weeks ago
Apple, Influence, and Ive
Hodinkee.com Hodinkee Magazine Apple, Influence, and Ive The greatest designer of our generation talks watches for the very first time. by Benjamin Clymer S ir…
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9 weeks ago
Trump Is Said to Have Known of Payment to Stormy Daniels Months Before He Denied It
WASHINGTON — President Trump knew about a six-figure payment that Michael D. Cohen, his personal lawyer, made to a pornographic film actress several months…
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9 weeks ago
I’m Not Black, I’m Kanye
Glenn Harvey I could only have seen it there, on the waxed hardwood floor of my elementary-school auditorium, because I was young then, barely 7 years old, and…
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9 weeks ago
Opinion | Liberals, You’re Not as Smart as You Think
I know many liberals, and two of them really are my best friends. Liberals make good movies and television shows. Their idealism has been an inspiration for me…
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9 weeks ago
London’s knife crime problem is the talk of the town in New York | Coffee House
Douglas Murray 12 May 2018 10:00 AM 12 May 2018 10:00 AM Share New York is as boiling as Naples. Yet walking by Central Park after dinner with friends on Fifth,…
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9 weeks ago
Welcome to the automated warehouse of the future
They call it “the hive,” or “the grid.” Or sometimes just: “the machine.” It’s a huge structure that fills a warehouse on the outskirts of Andover, a small and…
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9 weeks ago
Here’s How You Stop Anger From Making You Do Something Stupid
42andpointless In February, during the launch of my last book , I had one of those experiences that explain why many people don’t like or trust the media. I’ll…
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9 weeks ago
Did Rick Rubin ‘red-pill’ Kanye West? | Spectator USA
Last week, Vanity Fair asked who red-pilled Kanye West. This, in case you didn’t know, is a reference to the 1999 film The Matrix, in which the lead character…
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9 weeks ago
Ben Shapiro, the child prodigy gone right | Spectator USA
Liberty University, Jerry Falwell’s Evangelical Christian finishing school, gathers three times a week for “convocation”, a worship service with guest speakers…
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9 weeks ago
Monica Lewinsky: What We All Can Learn from My Disinvitation Debacle
Monica Lewinsky photographed in New York, March 4, 2015. By Damon Winter/The New York Times/Redux. On Wednesday morning, President Bill Clinton delivered the…
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9 weeks ago
Forget your data – it’s your DNA privacy you should be worried about
Nearly ten years ago, a lorry driver known only as ‘Michael Harry K’ adopted an extreme response to combating what he saw as declining standards on the…
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9 weeks ago
Tips For Giving Kids an Allowance | The Art of Manliness
“Dad, I want those Hot Wheels cars. Will you get them for me? You have money.” A few months ago, Kate and I noticed that our young son Gus had started picking…
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9 weeks ago
I Was Liberated by the 'Intellectual Dark Web'
D uring my time at my elite liberal arts alma mater—a school whose motto is the “Life of the mind,”—I only knew a single student who openly defended capitalism.…
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9 weeks ago
It’s Okay to “Forget” What You Read
“Maybe if I use my finger I’ll retain more of it…” I write a lot about reading , and one of the most common questions I get is “What’s the point of reading if I…
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9 weeks ago
Nicky Reads: Feeling Good
I've been struggling with anxiety for a long, long time. I've mostly dealt with it by trying to channel it into my work – but I thought it was about high time I…
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9 weeks ago
England's Forgotten Protestant Martyrs - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
Some readers may be interested in this extended version (from 'First Things') of the Twitter argument I have every few weeks with Roman Catholic sectarians,…
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9 weeks ago
What’s the waiter doing with the computer screen? : Jävla skitsystem!
What’s the waiter doing with the computer screen? Publicerad 4 februari 2012 | 47 kommentarer When Richard Gatarski and a few friends wanted to dine in the…
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9 weeks ago
Risk and Business | National Review
Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life , by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House, 304 pp., $30) I f ever an intellectual has achieved “street cred”…
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10 weeks ago
Some reflections on May 1968, now half a century ago - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
The madness of 1968, even recalled at this distance, looks like a plague or a panic rather than a rational upheaval. The May events in Paris started with a row…
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10 weeks ago
Here’s The Technique That Ambitious People Use To Get What They Want – RyanHoliday.net
In every off-season teams in every sport begin a strange ritual. Prospective coaches are flown in to meet with management about open positions — sometimes they…
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10 weeks ago
Welcome Back to the Village
Founded in 2009, Strava meets every definition of a social network. A loosely connected group of athletes: bikers, runners, swimmer, and more. Strava allows us…
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10 weeks ago
Decline and Fall of the BBC | Peter Hitchens
C lick, and off it goes into the electronic void. For the third time this year I have registered an official complaint with the British Broadcasting…
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10 weeks ago
Why I still cannot quite give up on the BBC - an article for First Things - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
Some readers may be interested in this article for 'First Things' about why I still cannot quite give up on the BBC…
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10 weeks ago
The Nerds Were Right. Math Makes Life Beautiful.
Math has long been the language of science, engineering, and finance, but can math help you feel calm on a turbulent flight? Get a date? Make better decisions?…
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10 weeks ago
PETER HITCHENS: ID cards are great... if you want to spit on liberty and be a serf - Mail Online - Peter Hitchens blog
This is Peter Hitchens's Mail on Sunday column Here they come again, waving identity cards. The people who wrecked Britain in the first place now want to make…
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10 weeks ago
Everything You Need to Know About the Slow-Carb Diet™
Getting Started with Lift’s Quantified Diet Thanks for being a part of the Quantified Diet Project , one of the most ambitious projects ever to learn what works…
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10 weeks ago
How I Lost 10 kg Eating at 7-Eleven – Your Guide to Real Japan
Following the Slow Carb Diet While Traveling in Japan “You what?!?!” Looking up across the table, I could see utensils paused halfway between plates and mouths…
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10 weeks ago
A Righter Shade of Green
Conservatism is about preserving intrinsically valuable things—economic capital, social capital, and natural capital. I use the word “capital” deliberately, for…
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10 weeks ago
Discrete Mathematics | handmade.network Blog
Handmade Folks, In lieu of providing monthly news (nothing's changed since April ), I want to give a brief and high-level overview of discrete mathematics. I've…
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10 weeks ago
Ditching the satnav: the lost secrets of natural navigation
It’s this way! No it’s this way: Tristan Gooley introduces Stuart Heritage into the fine art of navigating using nature.Photograph: Pal Hansen for the Observer…
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10 weeks ago
How Well Does Apple's Directly Responsible Individual (DRI) Model Work In Practice?
Gloria Lin, Product at Flipboard The DRI concept works phenomenally well. Note, it's just that -- a concept. A simple tool to make ownership clear and point…
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10 weeks ago
How Well Does Apple's Directly Responsible Individual (DRI) Model Work In Practice?
Gloria Lin, Product at Flipboard The DRI concept works phenomenally well. Note, it's just that -- a concept. A simple tool to make ownership clear and point…
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10 weeks ago
My README.md
Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash Having been inspired by various posts on the importance of transparency, communication and openness from the leadership side…
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10 weeks ago
Working for Me @alan
This is the owner's manual of sorts, or a "manager readme" for anyone who works directly for me. Honestly, you'd figure all of this out within your first month,…
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10 weeks ago
Share your Manager README
As a manager, on-boarding is both tough and really important whether you’re joining a team or they’re joining yours. My very short list for on-boarding in…
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10 weeks ago
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