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ProLinks #40 – Ultimate cheat sheat, winning culture, thinking in bets and lot more

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Tools – The who, what, where, when, and how of social media data
cheat.sh – The only cheat sheet you need
As Technologists, It’s Time That We Upgrade The Ethics Of Our Work – In 2018, we see widespread concern over the spread of fake news on social media platforms, data security and privacy, questions around the addictiveness of technology, and worry about unequal opportunity to benefit from technology.
A developer’s guide to working with designers – As a frontend developer, you’re bound to have a few horror stories from working with designers. Whether it was a un-implementable design tossed onto your desk, or a new screen within the app that has buttons ever so slightly different from the ones you spent hours styling, we’ve all been there. 
Why we will always need new programming languages – We will always need new programming languages to improve our expressiveness. This is not a trivial statement, and to understand what is behind it, we need to go two levels down.
YouTube is five times faster on Google Chrome over Firefox and Edge according to Mozilla executive – Peterson further points out that the specific reason for the slower performance in other browsers is due to this design relying on the deprecated Shadow DOM v0 API. That API is only implemented in Chrome.
What makes the Python Cool. – As topic says, we will look into some of the cool feature provided by Python.

Work

How flat hierarchy almost killed my startup – CareerFoundry had a flat hierarchy for just a year. It was a rollercoaster, mainly downwards. 
You’re only as good as your Team: Four Steps to a Winning Culture – “An organization is only as good as its people.” To the best of my knowledge, that statement is the bedrock tenet of every management seminar in existence.
#WhyEstimates – Some questions to ponder regarding your organization’s use of estimates….

History

Why the 3/5ths Compromise Was Anti-Slavery – Is racism enshrined in the United States Constitution? How could the same Founding Fathers who endorsed the idea that all men are created equal also endorse the idea that some men are not?

Finance

Thinking in bets: How to make smarter decisions – I finished the second book yesterday: Thinking in Bets by Annie Duke. Duke is a professional poker player; Thinking in Bets is her attempt to take lessons from the world of poker and apply them to making smarter decisions in all aspects of life. 
Is your home a better investment than the stock market? – ere are times that I think everything that needs to be said about personal finance has been said already, that all of the information is out there just waiting for people to find it. The problem is solved. 

Science

Is Marrying Your Cousin Actually Dangerous? – Do babies born between two cousins actually have a higher chance of having birth defects? Understanding basic genetic principles will help with this question.
A Message from Earth is a celebration of the Voyager Golden Record in its 40th year

Miscellaneous

Isaac Asimov – Laws of Robotics – Asimov is famous for coining the Three Laws of Robotics, but to him they weren’t the “answer” to how robots could be used in the future–they were an intentional reflection of humanity’s potential failings.
How Planet Earth Tells a Story, Part 1 – Empathy, Characters & Conflict 

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