Focusing is about saying no.
— Steve Jobs, Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO of Apple Inc.

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

How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All - 15 min


Warning: This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Talent Planning - 13 min


Maintainers make the world go round - 5 min



Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders? - 4 min


The Power Of Vulnerability And An 'All-In' Team - 3 min


Mentorship Vs. Management - 3 min



The Fear of Breaking Things - 6 min


The Configuration Complexity Clock - 5 min


An Intro To Epic Champions -5 min



Detecting Abuse at Scale: Locality Sensitive Hashing at Uber Engineering - 8 min


Reverse Engineering Apple Location Services Protocol - 10 min



ParrotRead -Make your next read worthwhile.


StreetComplete - Surveyor app for Android


Concorde - Discover cheap flights



For $10.69, British Researcher Slows Global Cyberattack - 5 min


These Plastic-Eating Machines Will Filter Our Junk From the Ocean - 4 min


A side effect of peace in Colombia? A cocaine boom in the U.S. - 6 min


North Korea’s Consistently Apocalyptic Propagandists - 5 min


Video Solves Mystery of How Narwhals Use Their Tusks - 3 min


Why are Russian opposition leaders’ faces turning green?  - 3 min


Hunting Big Game or Boko Haram, ‘You Kill It or It Kills You’ - 5 min


Iran's presidential election puts populism to the test - 6 min


An Algorithm Summarizes Lengthy Text Surprisingly Well - 4 min


Dr. Robert Zubrin with a brilliant answer to "Why Should We Go To Mars?" - 5 min


Do Military Leaflets Save Lives or Just Instill Fear? - 7 min



Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days



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