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Tue, 26 Dec 2017

I was an Amazon delivery driver: What it’s like to work in the tech giant’s citizen package brigade | GeekWire

I was an Amazon delivery driver: What it’s like to work in the tech giant’s citizen package brigade | GeekWire https://www.geekwire.com/2017/amazon-delivery-driver-like-work-tech-giants-citizen-package-brigade/

Mon, 25 Dec 2017

Top programmers now have agents | The New Yorker

Top programmers now have agents | The New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/11/24/programmers-price

The men who are convinced we’re all living in a simulation | Mel Magazine

The men who are convinced we’re all living in a simulation | Mel Magazine https://melmagazine.com/the-men-who-are-convinced-were-all-living-in-a-simulation-d2c76772df2f

How Amazon delivers packages in less than an hour | Time

How Amazon delivers packages in less than an hour | Time http://time.com/4159144/amazon-prime-warehouse-new-york-city-deliveries-christmas/

7 things that could make Bitcoin crash to $1,000 or less | The Motley Fool

7 things that could make Bitcoin crash to $1,000 or less | The Motley Fool https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/12/24/7-things-that-could-make-bitcoin-crash-to-1000-or.aspx

Where this supercomputer is going, there are no hard drives | Fast Company

Where this supercomputer is going, there are no hard drives | Fast Company https://www.fastcompany.com/40500260/where-this-supercomputer-is-going-there-are-no-hard-drives

The pessimist’s guide to 2018 | Bloomberg.com

The pessimist’s guide to 2018 | Bloomberg.com https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/pessimists-guide-to-2018/

Repairing a 1960s mainframe: Fixing the IBM 1401's core memory and power supply | Ken Shirriff

Repairing a 1960s mainframe: Fixing the IBM 1401's core memory and power supply | Ken Shirriff http://www.righto.com/2017/12/repairing-1960s-mainframe-fixing-ibm.html

A PDP-11 emulator running Unix V6 in your browser

A PDP-11 emulator running Unix V6 in your browser. Do yourself a favor and read the FAQ first http://aiju.de/code/pdp11/faq http://pdp11.aiju.de/

One-on-one meetings are underrated, whereas group meetings waste time | Smash Company

One-on-one meetings are underrated, whereas group meetings waste time | Smash Company http://www.smashcompany.com/business/one-on-one-meetings-are-underrated-whereas-group-meetings-waste-time