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Cut chat in half. Threads replaces Slack for teams looking to never drop the ball.

Defective Altruism ❧ Current Affairs
<p>Socialism is the most effective altruism. Who needs anything else? The repugnant philosophy of “Effective Altruism” offers nothing to movements for global justice. </p>

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We don’t have a hundred biases, we have the wrong model
Behavioral economics has identified dozens of cognitive biases that stop us from acting 'rationally'. But instead of building up a messier and messier picture of human behavior, we need a new model.

Devastating Cyber Attack on America’s Gas Stations: | Medium
Could an attacker shutting down over 7,000 fueling stations in the United States with little effort leave the nation crippled? I believe the answer is clear.

An app can be a home-cooked meal
Peo­ple don’t only learn to cook so they can become chefs. Some do! But many more peo­ple learn to cook so they can eat bet­ter, or more affordably. Because they want to carry on a tradition. Some­times they learn because they’re bored! Or even because — get this — they love spend­ing time with the per­son who’s teaching them.

The term ‘quiet quitting’ is worse than nonsense | Financial Times
If your staff turn up every day, do exactly what you ask of them, but don’t go above and beyond, they are still working

Quality Is Systemic - Jacob Kaplan-Moss
If your team is producing defective code, consider that it may not be because they all suck at their jobs. It’s probably because the environment isn’t allowing them to produce quality software.