Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: organisation

9 bookmarks tagged “organisation

Don’t Take My DataCamp Course, There Must be Consequences for Sexual Assault

noamross.github.io/datacamp-sexual-assault/
A DataCamp executive committed sexual misconduct. DataCamp admitted this in its own post. There must be consequences for executives for such conduct. Don't take my course, or any DataCamp course, if you can avoid it.

How Mental Models Unlock Your Thinking

fs.blog/general-thinking-concepts/
Mental models are vital to clear thinking. But which ones are the best? If I were to put together an All-Star team of mental models -- the most useful in any situation -- these are the nine I'd choose.

Urban Dictionary: BDFL

urbandictionary.com/define.php
Benevolent Dictator for Life. The informal, slightly tongue-in-cheek title given to a respected individual in the open source development community who sets general directions and makes final calls in certain situations within the scope of a given project.

To-Do Lists Are Discouraging. This Productivity Trick Is a Lot More Fun.

slate.com/articles/business/the_ladder/2016/05/the_done_list_is_a_productivity_hack_that_s_the_opposite_of_a_to_do_list.html
And though my system might seem excessively self-congratulatory, I encourage you to consider adapting it to your own work. It has been an invaluable tool for setting goals, improving my productivity, and getting a handle on my impostor syndrome.

The Cathedral and the Bazaar: Musings on Linux and Open Source by an Accidental Revolutionary

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cathedral_and_the_Bazaar
an essay, and later a book, by Eric S. Raymond on software engineering methods […]. It examines the struggle between top-down and bottom-up design.