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Common Causes of Very Bad Decisions · Collaborative Fund

collaborativefund.com/blog/bad-decisions/
Italian psychologist Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini was once asked why people keep making the same mistakes. He said: Inattention, distraction, lack of interest, poor preparation, genuine stupidity, timidity, braggadocio, emotional imbalance, ideological, racial, social or chauvinistic prejudices, and aggressive or prevaricatory instincts. Let me add some more: Incentives can tempt good people to push the boundaries farther than they’d ever imagine. Financial boundaries, moral boundarie...

Coding with voice dictation using Talon Voice · Josh W Comeau

joshwcomeau.com/accessibility/hands-free-coding/
Earlier this year, I developed Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, a repetitive-strain injury, in both of my elbows. As a result, I pretty much can't…

To Understand Facebook Today, Read Its Earliest Critics | by Joanne McNeil | Oct, 2020 | OneZero

onezero.medium.com/to-understand-facebook-today-read-its-earliest-critics-ca2ca15480ab
Hardly a week goes by without another Facebook scandal. Frustration with Facebook and criticism of it — even despair over it and outright hatred of it — seems constant, evergreen. It’s been this way…

Localization Management Platform for agile teams | Crowdin

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Crowdin's localization management platform is a technology solution for your team. Translate and update content for your multilingual product with our cloud software.

blokdots

blokdots.com/
blokdots is a simple to use software to build interactive hardware prototypes without a line of code.

Inside Foxconn’s empty buildings, empty factories, and empty promises in Wisconsin

theverge.com/21507966/foxconn-empty-factories-wisconsin-jobs-loophole-trump
In 2017, then-Governor Scott Walker and President Trump announced a historic deal with Foxconn to bring manufacturing jobs to Wisconsin. But none of the jobs, buildings, or promises have been fulfilled—and look like they never will. The Verge’s Josh Dzieza investigates two years of what happened behind the scenes at Foxconn in Wisconsin.

Slow Ways - a network of walking routes connecting Great Britain

slowways.uk/
Slow Ways is a network of walking routes that connect all of Great Britain’s towns and cities. Created by you.

Covid-19: The global crisis — in data

ig.ft.com/coronavirus-global-data/
Charts and maps show paradoxes of a pandemic that has claimed a million lives