#37

A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin. Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to change. The sum total of those changes is transformation.
— Andrew Grove, Former Chairman and CEO of Intel

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

The Critical Difference Between Complex and Complicated - 10 min

[sloanreview.mit]

A Tide of Opioid-Dependent Newborns Forces Doctors to Rethink Treatment - 5 min

[nytimes]

Introductory bullshit detection for non-technical managers - 10 min

[itsyourturnblog]

Management/Culture

This Is How to be a Leader in Name Only - 3 min

[lizkislik]

The Risk of an Unwavering Vision - 3 min

[gsb.stanford]

Development/Releases

The Hard Thing About Software Development - 12 min

[linkedin]

Good Product Team / Bad Product Team - 4 min

[svpg]

Technical

Building an experience framework - 6 min

[medium]

Pragmatic Functional Programming - 6 min

[cleancoder]

News/Other

Why the Post Office Gives Amazon Special Delivery - 3 min

[wsj]

Liu Xiaobo, Nobel laureate and political prisoner, dies at 61 in Chinese custody - 6 min

[theguardian]

The Streaming Problem: How Spammers, Superstars, and Tech Giants Gamed the Music Industry - 12 min

[vulture]

Shyam Sankar: The rise of human-computer cooperation - 12 min

[ted]

How Bill Clinton and George W. Bush got over their politics and became BFFs - 5 min

[washingtonpost]

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control - 9 min

[qz]

Content isn't king - 8 min

[ben-evans]

Mr President? Erdogan voice message surprises Turkey mobile users - 1 min

[yahoo]

Here are some of the toughest battles still to be fought against ISIS - 5 min

[washingtonpost]

Books

The Rising Sun: The Decline & Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-45

[goodreads]