There has never been a sadness that can’t be cured by breakfast food. Ron Swanson, Parks & Recreation S06E13
Working at the Intersection of Academia and Industry Looking for a job in software engineering research? Dave highlights some of the reasons that ABB Corporate Research is a great place for Ph.D. candidates who want to have real impact.
‘Google outed me’ via eldang
Book Club: Poverty Doesn’t Explain Poor American School Performance
If you want a “knowledge worker” to be as ineffective and produce the lowest level of quality possible, deprive them of their sleep and hold them to an unrealistic deadline. In other words, activate Crunch Mode. via Chad Fowler.
Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hours Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence You can do something for 10,000 hours and still be bad at it. Expertise requires intentional practice.
What Google can really do with Nest, or really, Nest’s data This is a great overview of how Google can use Nest’s data to enter new markets such as insurance and the energy sector.
The world is moving fast. Unless I can come in in the morning and smile, walk in the lobby and say, ‘Good morning!’–if I am stressed–I am not going to do a good job. — Apple’s Angela Ahrendts (from Can Apple’s Angela Ahrendts Spark A Retail Revolution?)