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Friday, 27 October 2017

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Windows, downpipes and vents.

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Why GE had to kill its annual performance reviews after more than three decades

"The annual performance review has been a ubiquitous and generally loathed fixture of the corporate world for decades. But haters can rejoice: It's finally starting to topple. The best part? Even the company that popularized the toughest form of formal annual review is moving away from them."

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Social Proof: Your Secret Weapon for Better Marketing

"If you want to make customers feel confident in their purchase, or convince them to try your product, social proof is an immensely powerful tool."

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Make Product Decisions Without Doubt — My Lessons from Twitter and Slack

"At Twitter and Slack, Paul Rosania built interfaces that millions use each day. Here, he dissects how he eliminated doubt from four high-stakes product decisions."

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Strip Atlass: Customers

"Scrappily start your sales process by identifying, approaching, and converting prospects into customers one at a time (for a start)."

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"Property rights for digital property. Bitmarks are property titles assigned to data. The origin and history of these titles are recorded in a blockchain."

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Sketching Interfaces

Generating code from low fidelity wireframes.

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The Good Life

"What is best in life? How should we live, and behave towards other people? And what are our ethical duties and responsibilities as software engineers, in a world where software controls everything?"

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Arxiv Vanity

Arxiv Vanity renders academic papers from Arxiv as responsive web pages so you don’t have to squint at a PDF.

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