Suxless diversions

Den Howlett
At the intersection of the distance between Den’s ears.
Created 09 Jul 2018
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  • Checking in at Wokeistan
    20 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    via Mocah.org Note: this story is coming a day earlier than usual as I’m on the road tomorrow. In my former life the instant turn off was always the presser that started with: [Name your company here]...
  • Work from…? And the dreaded P word
    16 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    via PGi on Slideshare Up until the time I retired I’d worked remotely for 28 years. I didn’t meet anyone for whom I undertook freelance work in the first three years. For the 10 years prior I didn’t h...
  • Short or long term thinking?
    14 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    via Emily Quotes In my former life I spent many happy hours poring over 10-Ks, 10-Qs, SEC filings related to acquisitions and other publicly available financial reports. It was a good mental exercise ...
  • Probing the influence algorithm
    09 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    via The Verge A comment in Azeem Azhar’s EV Charts of the Week #41 caught my eye in which he said: A big story about Joe Rogan’s waning influence since going exclusive with Spotify. The Verge found th...
  • Ivermectin and the search for truth
    07 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    via Wikipedia Up until last week I’d never heard of ivermectin. Neither have any of the front-line professional healthcare workers I know. Yet the drug, commonly used as a treatment for parasitic ailm...
  • Working to live or living to work?
    02 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    via Jody Michael First up an apology. I usually publish Mondays and Wednesdays but this week went pear shaped for reasons far too boring to go over. Even so, apologies to those who are regular readers...
  • Lessons from The Bomber Mafia
    31 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    Malcolm Gladwell’s The Bomber Mafia was recommended to me over the past weekend, arrived yesterday, and took me less than six hours to devour. While the book makes no claims to be a war story but, to ...
  • Welcome to the Chain Gang Economy
    25 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    via Wikemedia In this story by Zoe Wood, she reports that: Desperate food manufacturers are pleading with the government to be able to call upon prisoners to solve a labour crisis blamed on the double...
  • On facts, truth, religiosity and kindness
    23 Aug 2021 • 5 min read
    One of the great puzzles in life comes from understanding others whose perception of reality differs sharply from our own. We see it in many areas, the most obvious perhaps is around climate change. A...
  • Waste not want not
    19 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    via Forbes As a child born before food rationing ended in the U.K., I remember being drilled to ‘waste not, want not,’ especially when it comes to food. So it was something of a shock to discover that...
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