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Did you do the reading?
It's absurd to think of going to a book group meeting and opining about a book you didn't even read. More rude: Going to a PhD seminar and participating in the…
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3 days ago
“I didn’t do the reading…”
This is a brave and generous thing to say. If you’re not able (or committed enough) to do the reading before you give your opinion, please have the guts to…
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Optimized for Change
What makes a great API? Good API design is memorable and unambiguous. It encourages readable, correct and performant code, and helps developers fall into the…
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3 days ago
String too short to be saved
Poet Donald Hall told the story of a hermit in New Hampshire, a man who passed away leaving behind sheds full of hoarded stuff. In one of the sheds was a box…
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8 days ago
Use different reading protocols for different kinds of reading | Charles Chu on Patreon
This week, I found this interesting post titled “ How to Read Mathematics ”. A core idea of my notes on reading is that different types of texts should be read…
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5 weeks ago
If what you’re doing isn’t working
Perhaps it’s time to do something else. Not a new job, or a new city, but perhaps a different story. A story about possibility and sufficiency. A story about…
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5 weeks ago
Against software development
Take with a grain of salt. I. The basic Darwinist tragedy of software engineering is this: Beautiful code gets rewritten;ugly code survives. Just so, generic…
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5 weeks ago
The world’s worst boss
That would be you. Even if you’re not self-employed, your boss is you. You manage your career, your day, your responses. You manage how you sell your services…
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6 weeks ago
Concurrent Ruby with Tasks · software is fun
Written by Drew Olson on October 29, 2018 Concurrent Ruby with Tasks Yes, you read the title correctly. And yes, ruby still has a GIL. However, rubyhas long…
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Quality and effort
It seems as though the opposite of “careless” ought to be “careful.” That the best way to avoid avoidable errors is to try harder, to put more care into the…
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6 weeks ago
Äänen lisätty todellisuus voitti XR-kisassa - Uusiteknologia.fi
Send email Mail Ensimmäinen monitodellisuuden XR Challenge-kilpailu huipentui viime viikolla Tampereen Mediapoliksessa. Voiton veti äänipuolen Voconaut, joka…
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7 weeks ago
Agile Quitters Manifesto
Agile Quitters Manifesto We have unsuccessfully tried to teach people agile for long time. Through this work we have come to value: Sleeping well at night over…
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9 weeks ago
The Human API Manifesto - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
The Human API Manifesto September 18th, 2018 · Be the first to comment The Bezos Mandate In 2002, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos sent a mandate to his…
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12 weeks ago
Linda Liukkaan kolumni: Kun kasvojentunnistus ei toimi, onko syy ihmisen vai tekoälyn?
Kolumni Kolumneja kirjoittaa laaja joukko Ylen ulkopuolisia tekijöitä. > Kaikki kolumnit löydät täältä > Ykkösaamussa kuullut kolumnit Areenassa ja podcasteina…
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4+1 architectural view model - Wikipedia
"4+1" redirects here. For the anti-ISIL alliance, see Russia–Syria–Iran–Iraq coalition. Illustration of the 4+1 Architectural View Model. 4+1 is a view model…
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september 2018
Multi-level summaries: A new approach to non-fiction books - Francis Miller - Information design
Introduction This paper shows how multi-level summaries can make non-fiction books easier to understand, remember and act on . (Note 1) Click on the image above…
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september 2018
Profitable, difficult, or important?
Apple became the first company to be worth a trillion dollars. They did that by spending five years single-mindedly focusing on doing profitable work. They’ve…
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september 2018
The It, The We, and The I – Unexpected Leadership – Medium
Over the years, I’ve experimented with several ways to give me space to reflect on my work as a manager. The goal has been to create a cadence for developing…
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september 2018
Reading Comprehension: How to Retain More of Every Book You Read
There are many benefits to reading more books , but perhaps my favorite is this: A good book can give you a new way to interpret your past experiences. Whenever…
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september 2018
Innovation Doesn't Sell and Ego Sells Even Less
This week I got pointed out that I had missed an important part when it comes to selling innovation-as-a-service . The part I missed was the concept of external…
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september 2018
Sprints
How fast can you go? This is different from the question we ask ourselves most days at work. Careers are often seen as marathons, designed to last as long as we…
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september 2018
Fall Asleep Fast — In 2 Minutes or Less | Art of Manliness
Have you ever unexpectedly found yourself with a snatch of time in which to steal a nap? You tried to settle into the chair or nook in which you found yourself,…
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august 2018
Expectations vs. Forecasts
I expect there to be one or two recessions per decade. I don’t know when they’ll come. I expect that some investments I make won’t do well. I don’t know which…
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august 2018
Ethics and Aesthetics: Could beauty be the key to a more humane design?
August 22, 2018 , by Aesthetics As the success of design has become measurable, it has transformed a handicraft into an engineering job. Not the master designer…
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august 2018
How to Add Chapters to Your Highlights in Readwise with Headings
In this guide, we're going to learn how to add chapters to your notes and highlights in Readwise using the heading action tag . The heading action tag is a…
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august 2018
The ten principles of digital work – Esko Kilpi – Medium
The human protocols of creating value in the post-industrial world informed free choice enabled by cognitive diversity and psychological safety, rather than…
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august 2018
Innovation Doesn't Sell
Should you start an innovation-as-a-service business? You have seen companies struggle to introduce new products and services to markets. You have been inspired…
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august 2018
How I Read
Until a few years ago, I didn’t spend much time reading. Today, I spend a fewhours every week reading, amounting to somewhere between 30 and 50 books a year.My…
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august 2018
Leaders, stop being so nice all the time. – Signal v. Noise
“Being nice” can be a crutch to avoid hard choices and uncomfortable conversations. Don’t fall into this trap. Leaders, stop being so nice all the time. I don’t…
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august 2018
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Draft is booked solid until January 2019, which feels really good to say. Now we’re heads down with work, and the path feels clearer than it has in a long time.…
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august 2018
BLeak: automatically debugging memory leaks in web applications
BLeak: Automatically debugging memory leaks in web applications Vilk & Berger, PLDI’18 BLeak is a Browser Leak debugger that finds memory leaks in web…
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august 2018
Ostaako vai eikö ostaa Google-mainontaa? - Great Point
Oletko huomannut klikkaavasi aikaisempaa useammin Google-mainosta orgaanisen hakutuloksen sijasta? Vaikka et olisi huomannut, melko todennäköisesti olet. Eikä…
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august 2018
Investor Friendly Terms – AVC
At USV, we have always had simple and investor-friendly terms with the institutions and individuals that provide the capital we invest. I got thinking about…
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august 2018
Validate to Tell Stories
Experimenting inside your company is not only about validating product assumptions. It's not only about collecting some solid market research. It's also about…
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august 2018
Double Shipping
If you’ve built, written or created something new, talk about it publicly more than just once. You don’t need to go overboard, but people generally want to know…
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august 2018
I Was Wrong — The ‘Greatest in the World Fallacy’ and How I Made It
In the two years since I started writing, hundreds of thousands of people have read my essays. Along the way, I made a lot of errors. And I’m sure I’ll make…
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august 2018
Exclusive: Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on Apple, Facebook, Netflix–and the future
Spotify founder and CEO Daniel Ek, who calls himself an introvert and rarely talks to the media, spent more than six hours in interviews with former Fast…
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august 2018
Worth paying for
When you bring a product or service to the free market, the market decides what it’s worth. If you don’t want to be treated like a commodity (a race to the…
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august 2018
Questions · Patrick Collison
Why are certain things getting so much more expensive? Spending on healthcare in the US is up 9X in real terms since 1960. K12 education spending in the US has…
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august 2018
Never Satisfied: Why Even Androids Won't Find Fulfillment | The Polymath Project
Never Satisfied: Why Even Androids Won’t Find Fulfillment Amazon is great, but many of my favorite books still come from physical bookstores. Last month at a…
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august 2018
You don’t need confidence, just contribution. | Derek Sivers
from the book “Hell Yeah or No”: You don’t need confidence, just contribution. 2018-08-06 Years ago, I was so confident, and so naive.I was so sure that I was…
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august 2018
Opinion | The Podcast Bros Want to Optimize Your Life
Credit Jing Wei By Contributing Opinion Writer Do you want to optimize your life? Start your morning with a kale-garlic-ginger smoothie , or better yet,…
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august 2018
Business/busyness
Our time is worth something. Too often, though, we’re guilty of spending it foolishly or out of habit, or without intention… despite our lousy track record,…
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july 2018
The Difference Between Amateurs and Professionals
Why is it that some people seem to be hugely successful and do so much, while the vast majority of us struggle to tread water? The answer is complicated and…
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july 2018
Hunter S. Thompson's Letter on Finding Your Purpose and Living a Meaningful Life
In April of 1958, Hunter S. Thompson was 22 years old when he wrote this letter to his friend Hume Logan in response to a request for life advice. Thompson’s…
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july 2018
Thirty years of projects
I realized the other day that most people grow up thinking in terms of professional affiliations. “I’m going to be an accountant.” “I’m going to work for…
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july 2018
Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing – Unexpected Leadership – Medium
Much like individuals grow and develop over time, so does a team. In a 1965 article in the Psychological Bulletin, Bruce Tuckman introduced a team and group…
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july 2018
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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may 2018
How to Learn Anything: The Sonmez 10-Step System
Learning how to learn — also known as “metalearning” — is one of the most important skills you can learn. Yet, almost nobody knows how to do it. Why is it so…
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may 2018
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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may 2018
Organisaatio on aina lopulta väärä – mitä vähemmän rakenteita, sitä parempi
Maailma muuttuu monimutkaisemmaksi. Muutos kiihtyy entisestään, ja vain muuntautumiskykyinen organisaatio pystyy menestymään. Muuntautumiskykyä rajoittavat…
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may 2018
How to Stay Focused When You Get Bored Working Toward Your Goals | James Clear
We all have goals and dreams, but it can be difficult to stick with them. Each week, I hear from people who say things like, “I start with good intentions, but…
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may 2018
Vanhemmuus on täysin yliarvostettua
Kymmenvuotias poika asuu äitinsä kanssa. Pojan biologinen isä on hyvin toimeentuleva, raitis ja asuu kilometrin päässä. Isä on säännöllisesti läsnä pojan…
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may 2018
Better - Merlin Mann
Better. Politics, celebrity gossip, business headlines, tech punditry, odd news, and user-generated content . These are the chew toys that have made me sad and…
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may 2018
Mental Toughness and the "Marathon Monks"
In the northeastern hills outside Kyoto, Japan there is a mountain known as Mount Hiei. That mountain is littered with unmarked graves. Those graves mark the…
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may 2018
Purpose on merkityksetön - Bonfire.fi
Et varmaan ole voinut välttyä viime aikoina konsulttien blogeista ja seminaareista, joissa hoetaan että “purpose” on ainoa syy jonka takia yritys menestyy?…
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april 2018
How to lengthen your Life - The Book of Life
The normal way we set about trying to extend our lives is by striving to add more years to them – usually by eating more couscous and broccoli, going to bed…
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april 2018
Beyond Black Box Management - Study Hacks - Cal Newport
Beyond Black Box Management April 21st, 2018 · Be the first to comment An Exciting Way to Make a Living Alex Honnold is an adventure climber. He specializes in…
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april 2018
Kokemuksia ViaEsca-ravintovalmennuksesta ja alekoodi
By / 17 huhti 2018 / Hey, I’m in love! Olen tutustunut tässä nyt jonkin aikaa ViaEsca-ravintovalmennukseen ja -sovellukseen *, josta eräs valmennettavamme…
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april 2018
Mind the gap – Signal v. Noise
How to spend your time when there’s nothing left to do? This morning something happened that reminded me of an important lesson re: time well spent. Three of us…
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april 2018
Mysa - meaning | Baby Name Mysa meaning and Astrology
IndianEnglishHinduMuslimBengaliTamilTeluguGujaratiMarathiPunjabiMalayalamKannadaOriya SikhBiblicalGreekHebrewFrenchLatinArabicIrishGermanSpanishAfrican Baby…
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april 2018
GDPR tulee - pitääkö panikoida?
Suomen ja Euroopan unionin tietosuoja-asetus uudistuu 25.5.2018. Tietosuoja-asetusta (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR) sovelletaan lähtökohtaisesti…
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april 2018
Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming
‘We have an obligation to imagine’ … Neil Gaiman gives The Reading Agency annual lecture on the future of reading and libraries. Photograph: Robin Mayes I t’s…
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april 2018
How to React
This last week I gave a talk at called "How to React." . It's basically an updated version of Pete Hunt's react-howto GitHub repo. I thought I'd just jot down a…
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april 2018
What Makes Successful Team? Inside Google’s Project Aristotle
This post was originally published as part of The Weekly Read , a newsletter that delivers a fresh take on management and leadership to your inbox, once a week.…
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april 2018
Erota kivakulttuuri ja strateginen kulttuuri toisistaan - Bonfire.fi
Tiedätkö, miten kivakulttuuri ja strateginen kulttuuri eroavat toisistaan? On nimittäin olemassa sekä kivakulttuuri-organisaatioita että strategiseen…
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march 2018
In the Eye of the Time Storm
I've been re-reading some of Ursula Le Guin's books lately, and this bit from the opening of The Left Hand of Darkness struck me as both profound and deeply…
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march 2018
‘James Bond of Philanthropy’ Gives Away the Last of His Fortune
Charles F. Feeney in 2007. He grew Atlantic Philanthropies with shrewd, early investments in companies like Facebook. Liz O. Baylen/Los Angeles Times, via Getty…
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march 2018
The difference between a snafu, a shitshow, and a clusterfuck
Let’s say the situation at work is not good. The project (or product, or re-org, or whatever) has launched, and the best you can say is that things aren’t going…
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march 2018
Jordan Peterson & Fascist Mysticism
Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images Jordan Peterson, Toronto, December 2016 “Men have to toughen up,” Jordan B. Peterson writes in 12 Rules For Life: An…
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march 2018
Start with the problem
One of our maxims at thoughtbot is to start with the problem, not the solution.It seems obvious at first, you need to know what you’re solving for, but I…
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march 2018
What are things like around here? – The Startup – Medium
A manifesto for small teams doing important work It doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, we have an obligation to change it. The small team is the essential…
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march 2018
Creating Structure to Go Deep : zen habits
A friend of mine was telling me about two of the most successful times of his often very scattered life … and they both came when he was very focused on one…
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march 2018
Kukkatipat
Pentistä tuntui erilaiselta 50-vuotispäivän jälkeen. Elämämietitytti monesti eikä hän oikein tiennyt, mikä tässä elämässä on tärkeätä.Häntä väsytti usein töiden…
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march 2018
Ohjelmistoprojekti -kirja
Ohjelmistoprojektit epäonnistuvat luvattoman usein. Tilaaja ja toimittaja uupuvat prosessin kitkaan, budjetti ylittyy ja käyttäjät eivät saa mitä oikeasti…
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march 2018
Get specific! | Derek Sivers
Get specific! 2018-02-25 This is one of the most useful lessons I’ve learned in life. When you don’t know your next step…When asking someone to help you…When…
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february 2018
Jatko-osa koodareiden palkoista – Vierityspalkki.fi
Perttu Tolvanen , 12.2.2018 klo 11.02 Viime vuoden puolella tässäkin blogissa keskusteltiin koodareiden palkkatasosta , ja etenkin “tähtikoodareiden” palkoista.…
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february 2018
Running a Static Site with SSL on AWS - naildrivin5.com - David Bryant Copeland's Website
As I mentioned previously, non-SSL sites are heading toward being marked as security issues by browsers. If you want SSL andfull control over your website,…
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february 2018
Lesson One: How much of your career is running to stay in the same spot?
In Lewis Carol’s novella Through the Looking Glass, there’s a quirky little dialog between Alice and the Red Queen: “‘Well, in our country,’ said Alice, still…
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february 2018
Never wait | Derek Sivers
Never wait 2018-02-17 One of the top music industry lawyers in Los Angeles was speaking at a conference. She’s an expert in copyright law, so someone asked her…
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february 2018
Seth's Blog: Quick or smart?
Your smartphone makes you quick, not smart. Every time you pick up your quickphone, you stop inventing and begin transacting instead. The flow of information…
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february 2018
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