Choosy Eggs May Pick Sperm for Their Genes, Defying Mendel’s Law
In the winner-takes-all game of fertilization, millions of sperm race toward the egg that’s waiting at the finish line. Plenty of sperm don’t even make it off the starting line, thanks to missing or deformed tails and other defects.
longreads 
3 days ago
Wildbit Office Tour | Wildbit
Example of an office that is not an open office.
office  company  inspiration  design  photography 
4 days ago
LW 2.0 Strategic Overview
I'm super impressed by all the work and the good intentions. Thank you for this! Please take my subsequent text in the spirit of trying to help bring about good long term outcomes.
productivity  longreads 
4 days ago
How to create reusable infrastructure with Terraform modules
Update: we took this blog post series, expanded it, and turned it into a book called Terraform: Up & Running! This is Part 4 of the Comprehensive Guide to Terraform series. In Part 1, we explained why we picked Terraform as our IAC tool of choice and not Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack, or CloudFormation.
programming 
6 days ago
The SAM Pattern
SAM (State-Action-Model) is a new reactive/functional pattern that simplifies Front-End architectures by strictly decoupling the business logic from the view. SAM is based on two founding principles:
programming 
6 days ago
Non-Expert Explanation
me of them made a good point: why should I be trying this at all? I’m not a postmodernist, I’m not a philosophy professor, surely someone much more qualified has already written a blog-post-length explanation of postmodernism.

This is all true. My only excuse is that trying to figure out complicated concepts requires a different approach than trying to teach simple ones.

Some knowledge is easy to transfer. “What is the thyroid?” Some expert should write an explanation, anyone interested can read it, and nobody else should ever worry about it agai
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To Stay Young, Kill Zombie Cells
Jan van Deursen was baffled by the decrepit-looking transgenic mice he created in 2000. Instead of developing tumours as expected, the mice experienced a stranger malady. By the time they were three months old, their fur had grown thin and their eyes were glazed with cataracts.
longreads 
20 days ago
Guide: Develop and support managers
These course materials were originally designed for Google managers to help them transition from individual contributor roles to manager roles. In addition to building skills, the curriculum incorporates introspection, perspective shifting, and awareness building.
work  management 
27 days ago
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