Friday, December 9, 2016

Work Does Not Matter

​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most important facts from the past few days. This week: Having a job doesn't make you a good person, memes do not matter and the gadget apocalypse is coming.
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IT'S NOT WORKING
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
Work Doesn't Matter And Other Facts
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​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most important facts from the past few days. This week: Having a job doesn't make you a good person, memes do not matter and the gadget apocalypse is coming.
CAN ANYONE @HERE HANDLE?
Big Bother Is Watching
thebaffler.com
Why Slack is designed to never give you any.
THE SOBERING TRUTH
How To Not Drink At The Office Christmas Party
theawl.com
Sometimes your inhibitions are actually useful.
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DISLIKE
LIKED TO DEATH
Social Media Is Literally Killing Extreme Athletes
theoutline.com
The pressure is on for extreme athletes to be constantly producing content.
ALPHA-BELT TIGHTENING
Google Makes So Much Money, It Never Had To Worry About Financial Discipline
bloomberg.com
Alphabet's CFO Ruth Porat wants to bring focus to Mountain View. Can the moonshot factory adapt?
TECHNOSOLIPSISM
The Future Is A Place Where We Won't Have To Talk To Or Hear From Anyone We Don't Want To
qz.com
In recent years, technology has further enabled us to cut down on the amount of human contact we have.
PUSHING PLAY
PICK UP THAT CAN
How Valve's Source Engine Took Gaming Out Of Corridors
waypoint.vice.com
From 'Half-Life 2' to 'Titanfall 2', the engine's produced worlds that have tricked us into believing they're bigger than they really are.
GIT GUD SCRUB
On The Social Function Of Noobs
nymag.com
To be identified as a noob is to then be told to STFU, GTFO, or both.
A BURNING QUESTION ON THE ROPES
Try And Solve This Tricky Burning Rope Riddle
popularmechanics.com
You have two ropes that take an hour to burn but do not burn at constant rates. How do you measure 15 minutes?
VIDEO OF THE DAY
FIRST!
A Car Goes Off The Road And First Responders Magically Roll Up To Help
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After swerving in front of oncoming traffic to make a pass, the blue car turned hard and spun off the road. As luck would have it, a vehicle full of first responders was already on the scene and ready to help before you could say "stay in your lane."
IN THE NEWS
First American To Orbit Earth John Glenn Dies At 95
What You Need To Know About Andrew Puzder — Trump's Pick For Secretary Of Labor
New Report Claims Over 1,000 Russian Athletes Involved In Systematic Doping Program
South Korean Parliament Votes To Impeach President
Had a little too much cheer at the holiday party last night? You'll be okay, it's Friday.

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