paulsilver / Paul Silver

I’m a freelance webbie based near Brighton, England. I tend to listen to science fiction, business news, tech & programming stuffs.

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  1. Amy Screams at Software v2 - 8 Toxic Twitter Design Patterns, Bonus Mastodon

    8 design reasons why Twitter has become toxic, and a bonus discussion: is Mastodon the cure?

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    Original video: https://soundcloud.com/user-539369312/amy-screams-at-software-v1-8-toxic-twitter-design-patterns-bonus-mastodon
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 14:57:01 GMT Available for 30 days after download

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  2. Beyond The Grid - Robert Kubica: “I wanted to improve as a driver… but I paid too high a price”

    He was regarded as one of the greatest drivers of his generation - and then he was struck down in his prime.

    On this week’s episode of Beyond The Grid, presented by Bose, Tom Clarkson speaks to …

    https://audioboom.com/posts/6927313-robert-kubica-i-wanted-to-improve-as-a-driver-but-i-paid-too-high-a-price

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  3. Gabriel Weinberg | How Mental Models Boost Super Thinking - Jordan Harbinger

    Jordan interviews DuckDuckGo founder and Super Thinking coauthor Gabriel Weinberg about efficiently solving problems with the use of simple mental models.

    https://www.jordanharbinger.com/gabriel-weinberg-how-mental-models-boost-super-thinking/

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  4. The new space race – podcast | Science | The Guardian

    The science writer Philip Ball has always been fascinated by space. He looks at the latest missions to the moon and beyond. And: Carole Cadwalladr on why she used her TED talk to tell tech billionaires they had broken democracy

    https://www.theguardian.com/science/audio/2019/may/07/the-new-space-race

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  5. RMRB 33: What It Takes to Run a SaaS Business - Empire Flippers

    Jake spoke with Michael about SaaS business in the finance niche. His Java application aims to help business owners transfer data between two popular business tools and earns revenue from monthly subscription fees. The growing business is in a well carved out niche and requires minimal work to run. Find more businesses like this one …

    https://empireflippers.com/rmrb-33-what-it-takes-to-run-a-saas-business/

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  6. Download #96: Hanging With My Amazon Prime Buddies - Relay FM

    Google unveils a cloud gaming strategy at GDC, Apple releases all the product updates, Instagram goes shopping, and MySpace deletes all your favorite music from 2009.

    https://www.relay.fm/download/96

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  7. Upgrade #237: New iMacs, iPads, and the 2019 March Event Draft - Relay FM

    The new iMacs are here, and Jason has an exclusive interview with the iMac product manager. We also discuss the new iPads, and then Jason and Myke draft what they think will happen at next week’s Apple Event!

    https://www.relay.fm/upgrade/237

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  8. TMBA381: A Conversation with Cal Newport

    If you are anything like Dan and Ian, then you have likely spent years geeking out on the writings of this week’s guest.

    Cal Newport is a computer science professor, and he has been operating a blog on his website since 2007. He has also been writing books since he was in college, and his most recent book is called Deep Work, which is about the benefits and practical steps to getting more done in the internet age.

    This interview covers a wide range of subjects, including distributed algorithms at the extremes, why Cal uses walking to enhance his productivity, and why creativity is more workmanlike than most people realize.

    http://www.tropicalmba.com/calnewport/

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  9. Entrepreneur and Freelance Engineer Jason Swett | Episode 13 devpath.fm

    Jason is a freelance software engineer and an expert on Ruby testing. He hosts the Ruby Testing podcast, writes technical books, teaches other developers, and is on a mission to build businesses with his technical skillset. During our talk, Jason shared his expertise in seeking new ways to increase your income as a developer and revealed his own experiences as a developer, author, teacher, and freelancer.

    Jason’s internet home: https://www.codewithjason.com/

    https://share.transistor.fm/s/02b89dc7

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  10. #171 Bruce Daisley: How To Fall Back In Love With Your Job Again Ctrl Alt Delete podcast

    Bruce Daisley is the European Vice-President at Twitter and host of the business podcast Eat Sleep Work Repeat. He has been one of the Evening Standard’s 1,000 Most Influential Londoners for four years and is one of Debrett’s 500 Most Influential People in Britain. according to Campaign magazine Bruce is ‘one of the most talented people in media’. He’s just written a book ‘The Joy Of Work: 30 Ways to Fix Your Work Culture and Fall in Love with Your Job Again’ comes out in January on Blue Monday.

    He is obsessed with making work better. He’s dedicated his last few years to chatting to the leading experts in workplace culture - and using evidence to find a way to improving it.

    It’s a practical, uplifting, helpful book all about making the workplace a bit better, which is important considering we spend so much time there.

    We discuss:

    • The story behind ‘Love Where You Work’ signs inside Twitter HQ

    • The power of laughter at work

    • Why ‘crisp Thursday’ is genius

    • Why you should cut all meetings in half

    • We discuss this piece "Why ‘Do What You Love’ Is Pernicious Advice

    https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/08/do-what-you-love-work-myth-culture/399599/

    • The importance of boredom when it comes to creativity

    Quotes:

    ‘I’m convinced people don’t read books, so I made 30 things. If all that happens is that someone is rips out one chapter and gives it to their team then it’s been successful. Arm people with facts."

    "In truth, most people in work are probably more exhausted than they’d like to admit."

    ‘if you look at the science, if you are stressed, you can’t be creative."

    "Unlike the iPhone, no one is going to unveil the new version of work"

    "50 hours a week is all that human brain can do."

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