The organizational cost of insufficient sleep | McKinsey & Company

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Sleep (mis)management, at one level, is obviously an individual issue, part of a larger energy-management challenge that also includes other forms of mental relaxation, such as mindfulness and meditation, as well as nutrition and physical activity. But in an increasingly hyperconnected world, in which many companies now expect their employees to be on call and […]

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Using WordPress? Try the WordPress app

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I don’t know what I was doing, but this past week I stumbled upon the WordPress.com App for the desktop. Currently available for OS X and Windows, the WordPress.com App takes some of the administrative features from the WordPress dashboard and delivers those features to you in an up to date, and I believe, more […]

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Super Secret Service | Austin Ivansmith

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The origins of SSS began in April of 2014 as I began to embark on making a “game a week.” Rami Ismail of Vlambeer had recently written about the topic so it was fresh in my mind. I too am a proponent of it creating a breadth of work because only through practice can you become […]

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My Tablet Has Stickers — Learning By Shipping — Medium

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The transformation spans hardware (thinner, lighter, smaller, cheaper, longer battery life, instant on/off, touch, sensors, connectivity, etc.), operating systems (more: secure, reliable, maintainable, robust, etc.), and app software (refactored, renewed, reimagined, etc.). It is the combination of these attributes, however, causing a change as fundamental as the leap from mainframe to workstation, from character-based to […]

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