Step 1: Disrupt the Narrative April 27, 2018 17:00
by Teo You Yenn Sometimes inequality is portrayed as the problem of a few who can’t keep up — but what if it's deeply built into what it means to get ahead? In this exclusive release of chapter one from the bestselling This Is What Inequality Looks Like, Teo You Yenn details why tackling inequality seriously demands that we change how we think about success — both success as a nation, and the success of those who thrive under "meritocracy".
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The Psychology That Makes Japanese Trains Work
To address the Japanese fear of loitering and vandalism by young riders, some train stations deploy ultrasonic deterrents—small, unobtrusive devices that emit a high-frequency tone. The particular frequency used—17 hertz—can generally only be heard by those under the age of 25. (Older people can’t detect such frequencies, thanks to the age-related hearing loss known as presbycusis.) These devices—the brainchild of a Welsh inventor and also used to fend off loitering teens in the U.S. and Europe—have been enthusiastically adopted in Japan.
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How to open a bank account in Vietnam
Whether you're thinking of enjoying a new lifestyle, opening a new business or teaching a language, one of the most up and coming destinations to settle in is Vietnam. With a growing population of middle class, location-independent young professionals, Vietnam has placed itself as a formidable Asian business hub.
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29 days ago
By Request: Pressure Cooker Pork Loin Braised in Milk
Do you have a special request? Maybe something you’ve been hesitant to tackle or a technique you have not seen before? Let me know by leaving a comment and I will cook it, and then show you how!
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What is WeChat marketing?
Do you know what’s the biggest competitor to Facebook? If you already have a strong interest for China, you might know the answer already: WeChat. But to a lot of people living outside China, the name of the ubiquitous messaging application might be very unfamiliar.
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Ask HN: Why did delicious.com fail?
I have no specific knowledge here. But I've been a del.icio.us user since I think 2005. In general, despite great promise and utility (IMHO), curated bookmarking of this sort never really took off.
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oklog/run - GoDoc
Seems like another nice alternative to naked go statements
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errgroup - GoDoc
Good alternative to naked go statements
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