- When a Child Thinks Life Is Unfair, Use Game Theory – The New York Times
Four fun strategies for settling some kinds of arguments with kids.
(categories: kids parenting game-theory )
- How Google is Remaking Itself as a “Machine Learning First” Company — Backchannel
So this is really a thing then.
(categories: machinelearning ai google ml )
- 9 Things Microsoft Could Do With LinkedIn — Track Changes
Almost like he completely missed 2013 when Microsoft had LinkedIn inside of Outlook (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3053944) via the Outlook Social Connector…. which was deprecated.
(categories: outlook microsoft linkedin strategy social acquisitions )
- How The Most Successful People Poop At Work | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
Someone hasn’t pooped in Europe. I have a blog post in my head about pooping in Europe (awesome, usually big walls and soundproof) and peeing in Europe (stadium style, no walls, generally super open) vs. the same in the US (not soundproof but we have separators in the urinals). Anyway.
(categories: bathroom life emea )
- So you wanna go on-prem do ya – blog dot lusis
Been there, done that.
(categories: enterprise onprem saas software cloud architecture )
- KA Engineering Principles – Google Docs
Always interesting to read.
(categories: khanacademy principles engineering softwaremanagement management values )
- Let a 1,000 flowers bloom. Then rip 999 of them out by the roots.
On engineering effectiveness / tools teams. via @mattfinlayson.
(categories: engineering process tools )
- Three Years in San Francisco » Mike Industries
This needed to be about 5 different essays, which could have been separately on empathy, on product managers, diversity, biases, product managers as CEO’s, EQ (emotional intelligence), ideas and privilege.
(categories: empathy employee-engagement productmanagement emotional-intelligence diversity eq ideas twitter )
- The cave divers who went back for their friends – BBC News
Unbelievable amount of mental control to pull this off. Quote: "Cave divers the world over need to have remarkable self-command, but Diving into the Unknown can be seen as a study in a character trait beloved of Finns – sisu, grit in the face of adversity."
(categories: grit norway adventure mental-hacks diving )
- Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy – The Atlantic
Quote: "What I recommend is an alternative approach, which is to become a little more aware of what it is that you’re really good at, and what you enjoy doing. When you don’t need to compare yourself to other people, you gravitate towards things that you instinctively enjoy doing, and you’re good at, and if you just focus on that for a long enough time, then chances are very, very high that you’re going to progress towards mastery anyway, and the fame and the power and the money and everything w…
(categories: psychology intelligence mindset motivation health happiness )