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  • Andy shared from Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
    To think clearly about the future, we need to clean up the language that we use in labeling the beliefs we had in the past.
    Note: to think clearly about the future, we must clean up the labels we apply to beliefs of the past
  • Andy shared from The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything . . . Fast! by Josh Kaufman
    In the case of web servers, imagine a librarian. When you go to the library and request a specific book, a librarian will search shelves containing hundreds or thousands of books to find the exact book you’re looking for. When the librarian finds the book, he or she brings it back for you. If the book can’t be found, the librarian will tell you “I can’t find the book you’re looking for.”
    Note: @AntonyMarcano :-)
  • Andy shared from Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive by Bruce Schneier
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  • Andy shared from The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman
    In the best of worlds, the manuals would be written first, then the design would follow the manual.
  • Andy shared from The Seven-Day Weekend: Changing the Way Work Works by Ricardo Semler
    Companies hoping to recruit the best and the brightest must demonstrate that they trust their employees with the freedom to work anywhere. They must assume that they’re buying talent and dedication, not what the Brazilians call “butt-on-chair time.”