Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: advice

24 bookmarks tagged “advice

An Astronaut's Guide to Mental Models

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There isn’t a harsher environment for a human being to live than outer space. Chris Hadfield shares some of the thinking tools he acquired as an astronaut to make high stakes decisions, be innovative in the face of failure, and stay cool under pressure. 

The Man in Seat Sixty-One - the train travel guide...

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How to travel by train or ferry from the UK into Europe & worldwide... Train times, fares, how to buy tickets, advice & information.

Here's the CIA's "Phoenix Checklist" for thinking about problems / Boing Boing

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The "Phoenix Checklist" is a set of questions developed by the CIA to define and think about a problem, and how to develop a solution. THE PROBLEM Why is it necessary to solve the problem? What benefits will you receive by solving the problem? What is the unknown? What is it you don’t yet understand?…

Let’s Chat About Professional Etiquette – Grow It Alone – Medium

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Over two decades, I evolved from an arrogant college grad who once called her boss a bitch to an executive capable of respect and active listening. Here’s what I learned along the way.

Accessibility for iPhone and iPad apps - Matt Gemmell

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How to implement VoiceOver accessibility support in iPhone and iPad apps to help visually impaired users. The importance of accessible technology.

A Reading Guide For Designers Who Want To Write

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We asked prominent designers and design writers to select the best books and essays for designers who want to hone their writing skills.

Software Contracting and Legal Matters | Sealed Abstract

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It takes a couple of bad clients to bulletproof your contracts. If you're new at software contracting, you may know enough to know that you need a contract,