Category Archives: Linked

September 1, 2014

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via McSweenys: I’d noticed that in my store, only Managers, Creatives, and Geniuses have their face on their employee key cards. Everyone else’s card is white. How do you get your face on your key card? You get it by visiting Cupertino.Managers, Creatives, and Geniuses, the senior positions in the store, are flown on the […]

August 29, 2014

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via Matt Gemmell: It’s important to have a boundary between your work and home life, psychologically and physically. For anything but the most casual, occasional periods, you need a dedicated working environment. there are a lot of tips in here and I encourage teleworkers to read it but this one really stands out. It’s good […]

August 28, 2014

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via Sweet Mac Setup: I find it depressing whenever anyone suggests that RSS is dying, because I honestly think it is one of the greatest inventions in the history of reading. What’s not to love? You get to handpick a series of feeds that will then send you articles to read, and instead of piling […]

August 27, 2014

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via NYTimes: Unlike pens, fingers don’t run out of ink, they’re free and you always have one with you. I use mine to take notes on my phone, highlight books on my Kindle and draw pictures on my iPad. I don’t have to worry about losing this work because, unlike a piece of paper, my […]

August 26, 2014

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via Shawn Blanc: Since the Synology is attached directly to my modem, it has its own connection to the Internet. But all NAS drives connect direct to the modem (usually). The Synology is cool because, since it has its own operating system, it doesn’t require a dedicated Mac in order for the files to be […]

August 25, 2014

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via NYTimes: The N.S.A., though, is unique in its ability to match images with huge troves of private communications .“We would not be doing our job if we didn’t seek ways to continuously improve the precision of signals intelligence activities — aiming to counteract the efforts of valid foreign intelligence targets to disguise themselves or […]

August 22, 2014

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I’ve been reading more on the topic lately (no it’s not for a friend or a coincidence) and have enjoyed a few articles that I thought would be nice to share with you all. Life Without Sex: The Third Phase of the Asexuality Movement via The Atlantic:  In other words, you might want to have […]

August 21, 2014

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via Wired: By the next morning, the items in my News Feed had moved very, very far to the right. I’m offered the chance to like the 2nd Amendment and some sort of anti-immigrant page. I like them both. I like Ted Cruz. I like Rick Perry. The Conservative Tribune comes up again, and again, […]

August 20, 2014

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via Michael O. Church: What most of us don’t realize is that this culture of mandatory “passion” lowers our social status, because it encourages us to work unreasonably hard and irrespective of conditions. The fastest way to lose social status is to show acceptance of low social status. For example, programmers often make the mistake […]

July 28, 2014

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via The Atlantic:  The rise in housing costs is having big effects on the broader region as well. We should be thinking about San Francisco in the context of the rest of the urbanized Bay Area as we look for ways to make life more affordable. As people get priced out of their first-choice neighborhoods, […]