reading list

Highlights from my Reading List – Week 34


  1. Pretending to Care, Pretending to Agree – Venkatesh Rao
    Communities, masks and human stress-strain curves.

  2. The Exercise of Authoritah – Venkatesh Rao
    Collectors and connectors. 

  3. What We Learned from Hiring at Homebrew – Satya Patel
    Satya reflects on the hiring process at Homebrew. 

  4. Ergodicity – via Nassim Taleb
    Ergodicity explained using the difference between ensemble and time probability. 
  5. The Amazing, Shrinking Org Chart – Venkatesh Rao
    Vgr on corporate structures, org charts and how organizations respond to uncertainty. 

  6. The Three-Leaps-of-Faith Rule – Venkatesh Rao
    Originally written for PhD students, the three-leaps-of-faith rule has wide applicability in many domains. 


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