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MILLER’S BOOK REVIEW 📚 1788 implied HN points 31 Jan 24
  1. The book 'Till We Have Faces' by C.S. Lewis presents the idea that sometimes the questions we ask already hold the answers we are seeking.
  2. C.S. Lewis transformed the myth of Cupid and Psyche by re-centering the narrative through the perspective of Orual, Psyche's step-sister.
  3. The involvement of Joy Davidman played a significant role in inspiring and collaborating with C.S. Lewis during the creation of 'Till We Have Faces'.
High Growth Engineer 307 implied HN points 17 Mar 24
  1. Consider the level of detail in crits based on the feedback needed for effective decision-making.
  2. Structure crit meetings with clear expectations, silent reviewing periods, and follow-up synchronous discussions.
  3. Approach feedback in crits by giving and receiving early, focusing on empowering team confidence, and maintaining a positive, collaborative culture.
Granted 16931 implied HN points 26 Mar 23
  1. Don't require acknowledgment that an email was received. It can come off as needy or paranoid.
  2. Instead of directly asking someone to share your content, explain why it might interest them. They're more likely to share it out of genuine interest.
  3. When seeking feedback, focus on asking for advice on a specific issue rather than expecting a detailed critique.
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The Beautiful Mess 883 implied HN points 27 Jan 24
  1. Hierarchical Collaboration Parity is crucial for success in organizations - leaders need to collaborate as much as front-line team members.
  2. Alignment and Work Style Gaps need to be addressed to improve team effectiveness.
  3. Organizations must confront deep-seated tensions, or 'Elephants in the Room', to prevent adverse outcomes and stress on teams.
Science Forever 338 implied HN points 22 Feb 24
  1. Recognizing and valuing collaboration between Western and indigenous scientists is essential in making groundbreaking discoveries.
  2. The definition of a scientist can vary from narrow to broad, but ultimately, anyone contributing to the scientific enterprise is considered a scientist.
  3. Being a scientist is not limited to just lab work; it encompasses various roles like science policy, communication, illustration, and education.
Flow State 766 implied HN points 10 Jan 24
  1. Hania Rani is a talented Polish composer and pianist.
  2. She draws influences from Bach, Mozart, and Chopin.
  3. Listen to her works like 'On Giacometti' and 'Inner Symphonies'.
Flow State 452 implied HN points 29 Jan 24
  1. Benoît Pioulard is an ambient composer from Michigan based in Brooklyn.
  2. His latest album 'Sunder' is a collaboration with Offthesky, filled with staticky synth pads.
  3. The album 'Bloodless' features frosted, drifting chords and some spoken vocals.
The Lifeboat 103 implied HN points 10 Mar 24
  1. The post is about a collaborative story where one author rewrites another's work in their unique style, showcasing creative freedom while keeping the essence of the original story.
  2. The story revolves around Véronique feeling like she's being watched, delving into themes of paranoia, personal encounters, and mysterious feelings.
  3. The narrative intricately weaves a tale of subtle interactions and mysterious encounters in an eclectic bar ambiance, blurring the lines between reality and dreams.
Register Spill 196 implied HN points 11 Feb 24
  1. Collaboration without elaborate scheduling can feel light and spontaneous, leading to a more open and fluid work environment.
  2. Embracing unscheduled calls and spontaneous pairing sessions can foster better knowledge transfer and idea exchange among team members.
  3. Using tools that support easy and on-the-fly collaboration can significantly impact the culture and productivity of a remote team, making workdays feel full of possibilities rather than meetings.
All-Source Intelligence Fusion 622 implied HN points 04 Dec 23
  1. Leaked details reveal collaboration between U.S. and Australian intelligence officials and tech industry executives.
  2. The workshop focused on 'human-machine teaming' for AI policy in defense and intelligence sectors.
  3. The event involved key figures from major tech companies like OpenAI, Anthropic, Scale AI, and Palantir.
Mindful Matrix 219 implied HN points 29 Jan 24
  1. Having a growth mindset is essential in software engineering and life. Viewing challenges as opportunities for growth helps in overcoming obstacles and achieving success.
  2. Failure should be seen as a learning experience. Embracing mistakes, analyzing them, and using them as lessons leads to resilience and growth.
  3. Receiving feedback with an open mind and using it as a tool for improvement contributes to rapid skill development and fosters a collaborative work environment.
Flagging Down the Double E's 786 implied HN points 15 Oct 23
  1. Peggi Blu had a personal and musical connection with Bob Dylan, singing duets and background vocals for him.
  2. Despite their close friendship, Peggi Blu kept Bob Dylan's personal life private, including his marriage to Carolyn Dennis.
  3. Bob Dylan enjoyed singing with backing singers like Peggi Blu, creating harmonious and enjoyable performances.
Justin E. H. Smith's Hinternet 725 implied HN points 01 Oct 23
  1. A Superette is a unique word that combines aspects of a supermarket and convenience store, with some preliminaries and follow-ups.
  2. The author discusses the challenge of evolving as a writer while staying true to their own style, without being influenced by readers' preferences.
  3. The essay delves into the author's critical views on music genres like rock and rap, exploring the cultural and racial dynamics of different musical movements.
Elevate 258 implied HN points 21 Dec 23
  1. Good code is a form of communication and should be like a love letter to the next developer maintaining it, personal, sincere, and considerate.
  2. Design patterns and principles in code serve as a shared vocabulary for developers to create scalable, maintainable, and efficient solutions.
  3. Writing good code involves adhering to established best practices like consistent formatting, error handling, testing, and empathy towards other developers.
Flow State 432 implied HN points 02 Nov 23
  1. Ballaké Sissoko is a Malian kora player who started playing the instrument from a young age.
  2. After his father's passing, Ballaké joined the Ensemble Instrumental National du Mali and later went on to release his own music.
  3. His 2012 album 'At Peace' features first takes and collaborations, while his 2003 collaboration with Ludovico Einaudi is 'Diario Mali'.
Equal Ventures 79 implied HN points 12 Feb 24
  1. Industry transformation requires collaboration: Changing an industry's value chain involves a collective effort of like-minded visionaries and companies working together.
  2. Leveraging partnerships is key: Founders should focus on building strong partnerships within the value chain to dominate their category and create 'lines' of influence.
  3. Creating a village in the industry: Coalescing companies in a value chain can lead to achieving remarkable things collectively and surpassing individual efforts.
Xavi Benjamin 19 implied HN points 18 Mar 24
  1. The new song 'Mueva La Cintura' by Xavi Benjamin and Aleyzza was a collaboration that started in February 2023, inspired by the Spanish phrase 'mueve la cintura,' meaning 'move your waist.'
  2. The song's creation process involved FaceTiming with Cardec and led to the birth of a dance song with a hook co-written during a trip to Puerto Rico.
  3. The post offers a special preview of the song set to be released on May 1st and gives insights into the creative journey behind it.
The Weasel Speaks 117 implied HN points 21 Jan 24
  1. Remote work changes the nature of work and priorities, leading to valuable outcomes.
  2. The pandemic shifted organizations to remote work, increasing productivity with location-neutral setups.
  3. Managing remote teams requires different strategies and a focus on communication and collaboration.
The ZenMode 42 implied HN points 27 Feb 24
  1. Soft skills are equally important to technical skills in software engineering. They are often the secret weapon that distinguishes those who struggle from those who thrive.
  2. The path to coding proficiency requires a growth mindset, independence, logical thinking, and patience. Embrace challenges, learn from mistakes, and persevere for long-term success.
  3. Essential soft skills for programmers include communication, collaboration, adaptability, and empathy. These skills are crucial for success in a dynamic field where teamwork, continuous learning, and user-centered solutions are key.
Expanding Dan 727 implied HN points 07 Jul 23
  1. Timothy B. Schmit was a significant figure in both Steely Dan and Eagles, serving as a bass player and backing vocalist in each.
  2. Schmit made his debut with Steely Dan in 1974 and contributed to hits like 'Rikki Don't Lose That Number'.
  3. There was no vocal contribution from Don Henley or Glenn Frey in the Steely Dan song 'FM (No Static at All)', with Schmit being the sole Eagle member on that track.
UX Psychology 138 implied HN points 22 Dec 23
  1. Asynchronous communication can combat Zoom fatigue by reducing the need for excessive meetings and allowing for more focused work time.
  2. Benefits of asynchronous communication include inclusivity, clearer communication, efficiency with meeting reduction, and wider audience engagement.
  3. Challenges of asynchronous communication include adjustment to a new way of working, time and effort for content creation, cultural shifts within organizations, and potential for information overload.