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An under-appreciated benefit of habitually tidying up is that it gives you more confidence to make useful messes. A few examples...
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5 minutes | Byrne Hobart
Consider the Big Five personality traits: Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism. Is the modern world increasingly being built by and for people who are low on extraversion and high on openness to experience?
2 minutes | graydon2
Video, audio, virtual reality… all overrated, according to this brief argument. Why should you always bet on text?
8 minutes | Tanya Reilly
Useful reflections on when, why, and how to take notes in a meeting.
7 minutes | Cedric Chin
When you want to learn about a new topic, don’t start with a textbook. First, aim to “land” on the topic by reading stories and everyday examples.
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7 minutes | Scott Alexander
Not all charities are made equal. If you want to do good with your charitable giving, why not aim to do the most good per dollar?
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