#36

... the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.
— Thomas Paine, The Crisis No. I

The Speed Dial - An abbreviated set of articles for the reader who has limited time.

Are You Solving the Right Problems? - 12 mins

[hbr.org]

The Strange, High-Pressure Work of Presidential Interpreters - 5 min

[theatlantic.com]

Internal Software: Why Build Internal Software? - 3 min

[multithreaded.stitchfix.com]

Management/Culture

How to make stress your friend - 15 min

[ted.com]

Self-Managing People Are Smart about Asking for Help - 3 min

[spin.atomicobject.com]

Development/Releases

Cost of delay - 4 mins

[madetech.com]

Technical

Text Mining of Stack Overflow Questions - 6 min

[stackoverflow.blog]

News/Other

The Golden Age of Bailing - 6 min

[nytimes.com]

How the Qatar Crisis Shook Up the World's Supply of Helium - 3 min

[theatlantic.com]

When It Comes to Historical Markers, Every Word Matters - 5 min

[smithsonianmag.com]

I’m worried about moose, not missiles.’ Alaskans on North Korea threat: Shrug. - 4 min

[washingtonpost.com]

What happened when Walmart left - 12 min

[theguardian.com]

Banks Deploy AI To Cut Off Terrorists’ Funding - 5 min

[wired.com]

The watchers: Airmen who surveil the Islamic State never get to look away - 7 min

[washingtonpost.com]

Books

Lying

[goodreads.com]