Category: Starred in Pocket

Notes on Progress: Doing science backwards

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August 8, 2022

Workplace Learning: Still a Mess

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August 8, 2022

Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid

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July 28, 2022

Product vs. Feature Teams

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https://www.svpg.com/product-vs-feature-teams/

This article is certain to upset many people. I’m sorry for that, but the degree of ongoing noise and confusion surrounding the role of product at tech companies is only getting worse.

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July 19, 2022

How Note Taking Can Help You Become an Expert

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https://commoncog.com/blog/how-note-taking-can-help-you-become-an-expert/

This is Part 2 in a series on learning in ill-structured, novel domains. That said, this post may be read as a standalone. In our previous members-only post we talked about Cognitive Flexibility Theory (CFT), a theory of adaptive expertise in ill-structured domains.

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July 11, 2022

The Connected Ph.D.

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https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2022/07/08/brandeis-overhauls-phd-training-humanities

Most Ph.D. students won’t end up getting a tenure-track faculty job due to there being many more would-be assistant professors than available positions. Brandeis University is among a growing number of institutions to face that reality head-on.

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July 8, 2022

21. Prototyping to learn

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https://world.hey.com/rjs/21-prototyping-to-learn-726e2d3e

The latest Circuit Breaker podcast with Bob and Greg goes into incredible depth on “Prototyping to Learn”. When Bob first told me about his approach to prototyping, I balked.

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July 6, 2022

What kind of company do you want to build?

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July 4, 2022

What we learned in studying the most effective founders

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https://blog.google/outreach-initiatives/entrepreneurs/effective-founders-project/

Startups face many existential risks, from their finances to their technologies. But there is one risk which some research indicates is the biggest of all: 55% of startups fail because of people problems, according to researchers at Harvard, Stanford and the University of Chicago.

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July 4, 2022

Calbright Concludes California Budget Cycle Fully Funded, Moving Toward Achieving Strategic Goals

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https://www.calbright.org/newsroom/news/calbright-concludes-california-budget-cycle-fully-funded-moving-toward-achieving-strategic-goals/

June 30, 2022, Sacramento, CA – The California Legislature concluded the year’s session and budget process recognizing Calbright’s substantial progress. Full funding for the College is included in the state’s 2022-2023 fiscal year budget, signed by Governor Gavin Newsom.

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June 30, 2022

Why five recipes are better than one

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June 29, 2022

The edtech top 50 — emerging companies for workforce development

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June 29, 2022

Create Your Own Mathematical Mystery Box

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June 29, 2022

Natural Magic

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June 25, 2022

Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2022

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June 23, 2022

‘It’s Not About the Evidence Anymore’

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https://www.chronicle.com/article/its-not-about-the-evidence-anymore

Scott Freeman has assembled the evidence: When STEM courses are taught using active-learning techniques rather than a standard lecture, students perform better, according to a widely cited meta-analysis he published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal.

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June 23, 2022

5 Big Takeaways from Remix Conf

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June 11, 2022

AMA: David Hoang, Head of Product Design at Webflow

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https://www.beondeck.com/post/ama-david-hoang-webflow

This is an AMA recap from On Deck Design. ‍David Hoang is a product designer and angel investor whose work focuses on scaling startups ranging from two-sided marketplaces to software development tools. He is currently Head of Product Design at Webflow and Design Partner at On Deck.

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June 11, 2022

Don’t Let the Backlog Drive Your Product

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https://postlight.com/insights/dont-let-the-backlog-drive-your-product

You’ll find it in any mature piece of enterprise software. There’s a core concept (e.g. “this tool helps managers do performance reviews”) but surrounding that core are layers and layers of features. Some are inexplicable.

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June 10, 2022

Operating in the Changing Startup Environment with Elad Gil & David Sacks

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https://blog.southparkcommons.com/operating-in-the-changing-startup-environment-with-elad-gil-david-sacks/

Two legendary company builders and investors share what founders need to know to navigate a market downturn. The changing macro environment for startups has many founders feeling uneasy about the future of their companies.

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June 9, 2022

Dan Meyer

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June 9, 2022

Work experience isn’t priceless—it’s 40 percent of earnings

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https://workshift.opencampusmedia.org/work-experience-isnt-priceless-its-40-percent-of-earnings/

We’ve all seen the stats: College, on average, pays off—but that doesn’t mean it pays off for everyone. And there are still people who make it good with just a high school diploma. Differences in race, gender, college majors, and career fields all play a role.

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June 9, 2022

Block Protocol – an open standard for data-driven blocks

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June 3, 2022

The Block-Paved Path to Structured Data

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June 3, 2022

Are You Playing to Play, or Playing to Win?

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May 23, 2022

About Learning at Scale

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May 23, 2022

Markdoc is a powerful, flexible, Markdown-based authoring framework.

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May 20, 2022

Andy Matuschak on physically-informed digital interface design

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May 12, 2022

WinterCG

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May 9, 2022

Internet Speed Test – Measure Latency & Jitter | Cloudflare

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April 29, 2022

Primer: The Ambitious Home for Ambitious Kids

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April 29, 2022

Learning Engineering: A View on Where the Field Is at, Where It’s Going, and the Research Needed

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April 19, 2022

Back to the Future of Twitter

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https://stratechery.com/2022/back-to-the-future-of-twitter/

However, since making my investment I now realize the company will neither thrive nor serve this societal imperative in its current form. Twitter needs to be transformed as a private company. As a result, I am offering to buy 100% of Twitter for $54.

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April 19, 2022

Managing people 🤯

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April 10, 2022

The Wisdom List: Leif Abraham

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https://www.readthegeneralist.com/briefing/leif-abraham

In collaboration with Composer… I’m excited to share something new I’ve been working on with Composer — one of the coolest investment products out there. Composer lets you invest in or build quantitative investment strategies called “symphonies” with their slick no-code editor.

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April 10, 2022

MURAL Acquires LUMA Institute, Establishes Leadership in Collaborative Intelligence

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https://www.mural.co/press-releases/mural-acquires-luma-launches-collaborative-intelligence

SAN FRANCISCO — March 28, 2022 — MURAL, the leading provider of digital workspaces for guided visual collaboration, announced today that it has acquired LUMA Institute (LUMA), a recognized global leader that equips people to be collaborative problem solvers through its acclaimed learning experie

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April 5, 2022

Essential Learning Outcomes

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April 5, 2022

Autologlyphs

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http://www.segerman.org/autologlyphs.html

Falling somewhere between ambigrams, autological words, concrete poetry and graphic design, but with a definite mathematical slant, these seem to be a new artform, albeit (at least the ones I do) requiring varying amounts of math background to really appreciate.

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April 5, 2022

Massimo

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April 5, 2022

Learning the Right Way to Struggle

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https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/05/science/education-learning-challenge.html

Several common educational strategies lean into the idea that, in the classroom, challenge is something to embrace. When Hunter, 6, started first grade last autumn, he struggled to match letter sounds with the shape of letters on paper. He found writing letters hard and writing words even harder.

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April 5, 2022

The Future is Vast: Longtermism’s perspective on humanity’s past, present, and future

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https://ourworldindata.org/longtermism

What I learned from writing this post is that our future is potentially very, very big. This is what I try to convey here. If we keep each other safe – and protect ourselves from the risks that nature and we ourselves pose – we are only at the beginning of human history.

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April 4, 2022

Realtime Sync for Every Application

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April 4, 2022

Income-Share Agreements Aren’t the Revolution We Thought They’d Be

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https://www.edsurge.com/news/2022-03-22-income-share-agreements-aren-t-the-revolution-we-thought-they-d-be

Some entrepreneurs and educators have seen Income Share Agreements, or ISAs, as a new way to improve diversity and access to higher education. The idea is students pay nothing up front for college but pledge to pay a percentage of their wages for a set time after they graduate and get a job.

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April 4, 2022

Who Does Your College Think Its Peers Are?

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https://www.chronicle.com/article/who-does-your-college-think-its-peers-are/

Colleges selected by institutions as peers show the power players in the world of higher education. Those choices also reveal sometimes surprising connections. Explore the 1,595 colleges in this network to find out more, or read our article to learn about the trends.

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April 4, 2022

“What I Wish I’d Known Earlier”  Engineering Leadership Lessons with Zapier’s Co-Founder & CTO

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https://firstmark.medium.com/what-i-wish-id-known-earlier-engineering-leadership-lessons-with-zapier-s-co-founder-cto-8a7152404c62

Bryan Helming is the Co-Founder and CTO of Zapier, the no-code breakout company that provides “easy automation for busy people.” Zapier is reported to have eclipsed $140M+ ARR in 2021 and is valued at over $5B.

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April 4, 2022

Betting on CodeMirror

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https://blog.replit.com/codemirror

At Replit, our mission is to bring the next billion software creators online. In order to achieve that ambitious goal, we need to make sure that the experience of writing, running, and sharing code is as seamless as possible. At the heart of that experience is the editor itself.

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April 4, 2022

The Interleaving Effect: Mixing It Up Boosts Learning

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https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-interleaving-effect-mixing-it-up-boosts-learning/

We’ve all heard the adage: practice makes perfect! In other words, acquiring skills takes time and effort. But how exactly does one go about learning a complex subject such as tennis, calculus, or even how to play the violin? An age-old answer is: practice one skill at a time.

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April 4, 2022

How to draw an owl

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April 4, 2022

Why Every Company Will Be an Edtech Company

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https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-every-company-edtech-reach-capital

In 2011, Marc Andreessen proclaimed that “Software Is Eating the World.” We have seen that prediction unfold across every industry, from commerce to real estate, finance and fashion, media and hospitality, and especially in recent years, education.

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April 4, 2022

Lessons From 19 Years in the Metaverse

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https://newsletters.theatlantic.com/galaxy-brain/6233ecafdc551a002089fb15/lessons-from-19-years-in-the-metaverse/

Welcome to Galaxy Brain—a newsletter from Charlie Warzel about technology, media, culture, and big ideas. You can read what this is all about here. If you like what you see, consider forwarding it to a friend or two.

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April 4, 2022

#fyi: How founders can avoid drive-by-management

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April 4, 2022

Cultivating Emotions Through Learning Platforms – John Hagel

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April 4, 2022

Drawing Dynamic Models

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April 2, 2022

KCS v6 Practices Guide

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April 2, 2022

An Unusual Way to Charge for College: Make It Voluntary

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https://www.edsurge.com/news/2022-03-29-an-unusual-way-to-charge-for-college-make-it-voluntary

The cost of college keeps climbing, and schools these days are considering all kinds of innovative options to keep costs low. But one liberal-arts college recently announced a radical new approach that does away with the idea of tuition altogether and instead counts on something else: gratitude.

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March 30, 2022

How to Grow The Startup Economy

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March 27, 2022

​​Does Wordle Prove That We Can Have Nice Things on the Internet?

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https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/does-wordle-prove-that-we-can-have-nice-things-on-the-internet

The first time I met Josh Wardle—four years before he invented the simple game that would make his last name, or a slant rhyme of it, unexpectedly famous—he was in Reddit’s San Francisco headquarters, in a state of near-panic, wondering whether one of his online experiments was about to descen

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March 27, 2022

Programmable Notes

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March 27, 2022

Do we owe our careers to our country?

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March 27, 2022

Announcing the new Sustainable Use License

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https://n8n.io/blog/announcing-new-sustainable-use-license/

We’ve always believed fair-code was the best model for building n8n. That’s because fair-code offers people many of the same benefits of open source (e.g. extensibility, security, privacy, transparency) while also ensuring you can build a sustainable business.

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March 27, 2022

Amjad Masad ⠕

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https://twitter.com/amasad/status/1508251374257008640

Going into startups, no one tells you that fighting is part of the job. At Replit, the toughest people we have to fight are dark web hackers. One time we went head-to-head against an underground group doing really bad things on our service — this is the story:

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March 27, 2022

The community behind the future of higher education

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https://www.fohe.org/

Future of Higher Ed (“FOHE”) has quickly become one of the leading global communities for founders and practitioners focused on the future of higher education. Through sector collaboration and bold innovation, we’re building a brighter future for all learners.

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March 27, 2022

Why did renewables become so cheap so fast?

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https://ourworldindata.org/cheap-renewables-growth

For the world to transition to low-carbon electricity, energy from these sources needs to be cheaper than electricity from fossil fuels. Fossil fuels dominate the global power supply because until very recently electricity from fossil fuels was far cheaper than electricity from renewables.

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February 27, 2022

Block reference mechanisms

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https://subconscious.substack.com/p/block-reference-mechanisms

Writing is linear, serial, and one side-effect of communicating serially is that you have to force ideas into some sort of order. And so: stories. Authors flatten clouds of connected ideas into linear stories (lossy).

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February 21, 2022

How Toy Story 2 Got Deleted Twice, Once on Accident, Again on purpose

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https://thenextweb.com/news/how-pixars-toy-story-2-was-deleted-twice-once-by-technology-and-again-for-its-own-good

“That’s when we first noticed it, with Woody.” “[Larry Cutler] was in that directory and happened to be talking about installing a fix to Woody or Woody’s hat. He looked at the directory and it had like 40 files, and he looked again and it had four files.

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February 20, 2022

🌲 Obsidian is my Thinking Environment not my Second Brain

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https://www.obsidianroundup.org/ite-not-second-brain/

Obsidian is modeled on integrated development environments like Visual Studio Code, not neuroscience, and I prefer it that way. Obsidian’s tagline is “A second brain, for you, forever,” but being honest, I don’t really like the metaphor of my notes app as a “second brain.

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February 6, 2022

The Overedge Catalog: New Types of Research Organizations

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February 6, 2022

A CRDT for Rich-Text Collaboration

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https://www.inkandswitch.com/peritext/

In a real-time collaborative editor such as Google Docs, every keystroke typed into a document is immediately visible to the other collaborators. While this can be very convenient, such real-time (or synchronous) collaboration is not always what users want.

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February 6, 2022

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

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https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/structure-and-interpretation-computer-programs-1

Authors Harold Abelson Hal Abelson is Class of 1922 Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a fellow of the IEEE. He is a founding director of Creative Commons, Public Knowledge, and the Free Software Foundation.

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February 6, 2022

an applied science to support working learners

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January 19, 2022

My first impressions of web3

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https://moxie.org/2022/01/07/web3-first-impressions.html

Despite considering myself a cryptographer, I have not found myself particularly drawn to “crypto.

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January 12, 2022

History of spaced repetition (print)

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January 5, 2022

gentle, a personal history

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https://rmozone.com/snapshots/2021/11/gentle-history/

the night of gentle’s release, i hosted the world’s most awkward new year’s party, took off the next morning for mexico, moved to berlin, and followed projects to shenzhen, warsaw, cairo, spoleto, ramallah, helsinki, pittsburgh, são paulo…

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January 5, 2022

Reduct – The power of video with the ease of text.

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January 5, 2022

Cloudflare on the Edge

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December 25, 2021

Cloudflare’s Disruption

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December 25, 2021

You Can’t Buy Integration

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December 25, 2021

Come for the tool, stay for the network

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December 25, 2021

Omar Rizwan on shaping computers into friendlier forms

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November 14, 2021

Notes on Web3

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November 14, 2021

13 Ways Of Looking At A Post-It Note

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November 14, 2021

Why You Should Build a “Career Portfolio” (Not a “Career Path”)

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https://hbr.org/2021/10/why-you-should-build-a-career-portfolio-not-a-career-path

Where your work meets your life. See more from Ascend here. Every four years, something inside me shifts. I get restless and want to learn something new or apply my skills in a new way. It’s as though I shed a professional skin and start over, fresh.

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October 31, 2021

Social Learning for Open Courses — Class Central

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October 26, 2021

Google’s Biggest Moonshot Is Its Search for a Carbon-Free Future

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October 19, 2021

Measuring actual learning versus feeling of learning in response to being actively engaged in the classroom

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October 10, 2021

Why everybody’s hiring but nobody’s getting hired

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https://www.vox.com/recode/22673353/unemployment-job-search-linkedin-indeed-algorithm

America’s broken hiring system, explained. Patrick Healy says he did everything right in his job search. After being laid off as a designer early on in the pandemic, Healy, 36, tried his hand at a couple of entrepreneurial ventures before looking for a new full-time position at the start of 2021.

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October 4, 2021

That student in your community college class? They could be a bot.

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September 3, 2021

A UX Research Crash Course for Founders — Customer Discovery Tips from Zoom, Zapier & Dropbox

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https://review.firstround.com/a-ux-research-crash-course-for-founders-customer-discovery-tips-from-zoom-zapier-and-dropbox

Zoom’s Jane Davis answers all of your tricky customer development questions, creating a highly tactical guide for founders flying solo on UX research as they explore startup ideas, validate concepts, iterate on prototypes, and troubleshoot common product problems.

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September 3, 2021

How Daisy Gonzales went from foster care to the top of the nation’s largest system of higher education

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https://edsource.org/2021/how-daisy-gonzales-went-from-foster-care-to-the-top-of-the-nations-largest-system-of-higher-education/658731

Just who is Daisy Gonzales, California’s new acting community colleges chancellor? Her journey, which she describes as an “incredible story,” may resonate with many of the system’s 2 million students.  “I became aware that I was in foster care at the age of 4” she said.

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August 12, 2021

The Overedge Catalog: New Types of Research Organizations

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July 29, 2021

Minerva, Higher Ed Outsider, Is Now Fully Accredited

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July 24, 2021

What the Lean Startup Method Gets Right and Wrong

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https://hbr.org/2019/10/what-the-lean-startup-method-gets-right-and-wrong

When someone finds out that I am an entrepreneurship professor, they tend to either ask me to listen to their startup pitch, or else they look at me quizzically and say: “But I thought entrepreneurship was all about improvisation.

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July 24, 2021

Is It Ethical to Run Learning Experiments On Students Without Their Knowledge?

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https://www.edsurge.com/news/2021-07-09-is-it-ethical-to-run-learning-experiments-on-students-without-their-knowledge

Imagine you’re an edtech company with thousands of students on your platform. You see an opportunity to make a small change that might improve their learning outcomes, so you roll it out to a group of students who don’t know they are part of the sample.

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July 12, 2021

Differentiating online variations of the Commonplace Book: Digital Gardens, Wikis, Zettlekasten, Waste Books, Florilegia, and Second Brains

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https://boffosocko.com/2021/07/03/differentiating-online-variations-of-the-commonplace-book-digital-gardens-wikis-zettlekasten-waste-books-florilegia-and-second-brains/

Over the past three or so years there has been a fluorescence of digital note taking tools and platforms. Open source projects like Org Mode, Logseq, Foam, Jupyter, Trilium, Databyss, Athens, Dendron, Anagora, and Hypothes.is.

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July 12, 2021

Stealth Edits and Clarity on Funding of New Harvard and MIT Nonprofit

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July 12, 2021

Function follows form?

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July 12, 2021

weisser.eth 🇺🇸

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https://twitter.com/julianweisser/status/1120170825536032769

How do you decide what to work on without reaching consensus for a shared vision of a hard-to-predict future? @NASA strategy: put all of the possible distant visions on the board. Next, hone in on intermediate steps that are common amongst all of them to break through deadlock.

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July 12, 2021

How to build great products

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https://www.defmacro.org/2013/09/26/products.html

If you believe that sales fix everything, it follows that most startups fail because they don’t ship a great product in a growing market before they run out of money. Assuming you’ve picked an explosive market, how do you go about building a great product?1

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July 11, 2021

The Document Culture of Amazon

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June 26, 2021

Hyperlink, year one

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June 24, 2021