Deep Work: A Review

Deep Work by Cal Newport is the kind of book that tells you things you probably thought about vaguely before, but which puts them in a clear way, backed up by evidence such that they are difficult to ignore. He says things like, “to learn hard things quickly, you must focus intensely without distraction”. You… Continue reading Deep Work: A Review

Saturday Morning Reading #33

Here’s your bumper edition of Saturday morning reading… 1. Why you shouldn’t post photos of kids to Facebook | Brendan Rigby and Weh Yeoh – WhyDev I think a lot of us (including myself) can learn from this one. “Posting children’s photos is not only irresponsible and disrespectful, it’s also potentially dangerous. […]  So, next time you’re about… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #33

Saturday Morning Reading #32

Here’s your Saturday morning reading… 1. If annoying, talking down to or ‘othering’ people is a terrible way to influence them, why do we keep doing it? (research edition) | Duncan Green – From Poverty to Power “Alienating your audience to this degree is a pretty terrible way to influence anyone […] I found it… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #32