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  • "No"s clarify and begin a negotiation
  • "Strategy" is an abused term
  • "That's Right" is a key to negotiations
  • Rule of Three "Yes"es
  • Saying "No" pattern while avoiding "no"
  • 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)
  • 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential
  • 5/3/1
  • 7-38-55 Percent Rule
  • 7zip
  • A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System
  • Accounting
  • Ackerman bargaining
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  • Afforestation / Reforestation
  • Against Overtime
  • Agile 8
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  • American Generalship
  • An Elegant Puzzle: systems of Engineering Management
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  • Anguilla
  • Answering a binary, zero-sum question
  • Arbitrary Coherence
  • Arel
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  • Assasin's Mace Weapons
  • Assessing the accuracy of our beliefs
  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
  • Averaging Advice
  • awk
  • AWS
  • Backcasting
  • Bayes Theorem
  • Behavioral Change Stairway Model (BCSM)
  • Behavioral Interview Questions
  • Belief in the law of small numbers
  • Best alternative to a negotiated agreement (BATNA)
  • Black Swan Event
  • Blank Sheet Reading Method
  • Blindspot bias
  • Blogging
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  • Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War
  • Brainstorming
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  • Build vs. Buy
  • Building Teams
  • Burnout
  • Business -> Architecture -> Process -> Organization (BAPO)
  • Buying a house
  • Caching
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  • Calibrated Questions
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  • Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR)
  • Carbon Farming with Timber Bamboo: A Superior Sequestration System Compared to Wood
  • Carbon Markets
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  • Certifying a carbon offset project
  • Changing Strong Willed Leaders Minds
  • Chaotic Systems
  • Chatham House Rule
  • Chess
  • Chinese strategies against U.S. Military
  • Clear and Simple as the Truth
  • Climate Change
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  • Cognitive Task Analysis
  • Command Line
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  • Companies can come to reflect their customer
  • Confront without Confrontation
  • Conservative roots of the individual mandate
  • Cooking
  • Coronavirus
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  • Crafting a job description
  • Criterion for unlawful weapons
  • Cryptography
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  • Culture
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  • Debt: The First 5000 Years
  • Decision Making
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  • DevOps
  • Direct Air Capture
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  • Docker
  • Doom Emacs
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  • Driving Culture Change
  • Economics
  • Efficiency vs. Effectiveness
  • Elixir
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  • Engineering Career Ladder
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • Epigenome
  • EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)
  • Executive Skill Set
  • exiftool
  • Experienced leaders can lead approximately 5-7 people
  • Èze
  • F-35
  • Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World–and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
  • Failure of U.S. to meet the future threat from China
  • Fallacies
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  • Fiction Book Reviews
  • Finishing
  • Forward Pass and Backward Pass
  • France
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  • Functional Programming Languages
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  • Gambler's Fallacy
  • Game Theory
  • General Schriever and ICBMs
  • Gerasimov Doctrine
  • git
  • Go (lang)
  • Goal Setting
  • Goliath: The 100-Year War Between Monopoly Power and Democracy
  • Goodhart's Law
  • Great Power Conflict
  • Group Reasoning
  • Guaranteeing Execution
  • Habit Change
  • Habit Stacking
  • Hacking
  • Hallmarks of Aging
  • Hammerspoon
  • Haskell
  • Health
  • Health Benefits of Exercise
  • High Output Management
  • High Standards
  • Hindsight Bias
  • Hiring
  • History of FBI negotiation failures
  • Hobbies
  • Home
  • Home Gym Platform
  • Home Networking
  • How to Manage Risk
  • How to Train a Wild Elephant: And Other Adventures in Mindfulness
  • Human Command, Machine Control
  • Incident Response
  • Incident Response Plan
  • Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition
  • Information Theory of Aging
  • Inspectional Reading
  • Install Absinthe in a Phoenix project
  • Instrumental Variable
  • Integrating an acquired company
  • Inter-Team Communication
  • Interesting Mental Models and Axioms
  • Intervention points in systems
  • Interviewing Candidates
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  • Ireland
  • Is risk management being practiced in a company?
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  • Kill Chain
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  • Labeling
  • Law
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  • Leadership during Crisis
  • Leading without Authority
  • Learning
  • Learning New Things
  • Life
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Life Map
  • Lifespan: why We Age and Why We Don't Have To
  • Ligatures
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  • Linux
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  • Load Head Dam danger
  • Lochnerism
  • ls
  • Lua
  • Mailmate
  • Management
  • Management By Objectives (MBO)
  • Management Training
  • Management vs. Leadership
  • Managing Managers
  • Managing the business
  • Managing Up
  • Marginal Notes in HTML
  • Matrix Management
  • Measurements for Business
  • Mechanical Keyboards
  • Meditations: A New Translation
  • Meetings convey culture
  • Memory Management in Rust
  • Mental Models
  • Mentorship
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Metrics and Management
  • Micro-pessimist, macro-optimist
  • Minimalism and Farmhouse Chic
  • Mirroring
  • Modeling Systems
  • Mòjiāng viral outbreak
  • Monopsony
  • Monte Carlo method
  • Motivated Reasoning
  • Murphy Bed Build
  • My book notes
  • Narrative Non-Fiction Book
  • navi
  • Negotiation One Sheet
  • Neovim
  • Netherlands
  • Never letter a good crisis go to waste
  • Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It
  • Nix
  • Non-violent communication
  • Note Taking
  • Numbers Station
  • Onboarding
  • One-on-Ones
  • One-on-Ones for the direct report
  • OODA Loop
  • OOPS (Organization Operational Suprise)
  • Open-ended question asking
  • Operational Expense (OPEX)
  • Organizational Structure
  • Outcome-blind analysis
  • pandoc
  • Parenting
  • Pareto Principle
  • Parkinson's Law
  • Patterns for managing up
  • Patterns in Group Decision Making
  • Personal Knowledge Management
  • Phoenix Webframework
  • Phone Screening
  • Pi-hole on RancherOS
  • pmset
  • Podcasts
  • Point and Calling
  • Policy Resistance
  • Poor Decision Making
  • Positional Leadership
  • Postgresql
  • Predictably Irrational, Revised and Expanded Edition: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions
  • Premortems
  • Pressure and Project Schedule
  • Privacy
  • Product Management
  • Productivity
  • Programming Languages
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Prospect Theory
  • Python
  • Quality vs. Speed
  • Rails
  • Random Amusing Knowledge
  • Re-evaluating a belief
  • Re-routing the narrative
  • Reading
  • Recommended Books on Technical management
  • Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
  • Regular Expressions (Regex)
  • Regulation Q
  • Remote Work
  • Remote: Office Not Required
  • Replacements for common command line tools
  • Resulting
  • Reverse Interview
  • RICE/ICE Scoring
  • Risk Management
  • Rockstars and Teamwork
  • rsync
  • Ruby
  • Rules of mutable references in Rust
  • Rules of Rust Value Ownership
  • Russian Buzzer Radio Station
  • Rust
  • Salary Negotiation
  • Salvator Mundi
  • SARS-CoV-1 Outbreak (2002-2004)
  • SARS‑CoV‑2
  • Save more or save time
  • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
  • Scaling
  • Schelling Point
  • Scotland
  • Screening Problem
  • Scrum
  • Section 1031 Exchange
  • Security
  • Self Image
  • Self Improvement
  • Self-serving Bias
  • Senior Software Engineer
  • Shell Scripting
  • Showdown at Gucci Gulch
  • Signaling and Shaping in Geopolitics
  • Signs of executive dysfunction
  • Sinclair's anti-aging regime
  • Siturins
  • Slack
  • Slack: Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency
  • Smart Home
  • Smoked Ribs
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Social Norms and Market Norms
  • Software Development Practices
  • Software Engineer Toolkit
  • Solar
  • Sorting in Politics
  • Speed and Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now
  • ssh
  • St. Bart's
  • Staff Engineer
  • Standards
  • STAR Framework
  • Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
  • Starting a new technical management job
  • Static Site
  • Static Site on AWS with Cloudfront and HTTPS
  • Sticky Sessions
  • Stock Options
  • Stocks, Flows, and Feedback loops
  • Strategy
  • Strategy: A History
  • Structured Data
  • Studying Chess Openings
  • Supplements
  • Survival Circuit
  • Survivorship bias
  • Syntopical Reading
  • System Design
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Thinking
  • Tactical Empathy
  • Tactics vs. Strategy
  • Tailwind
  • Task Switching Costs
  • Taxes
  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
  • Technical Career Advice
  • Technical Careers
  • Technical Executive
  • Technical Knowledge
  • Technical People Management
  • Technical Project Estimation
  • Technical Recruiting
  • Temporal discounting
  • Terminal and Coding Themes
  • Terminal Emulators
  • Test
  • Text Editors
  • The Carbon Age: How Life's Core Element Has Become Civilization's Greatest Threat
  • The Cost of Efficiency
  • The Cost of Free
  • The Dead Hand
  • The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy
  • The Divide: Global Inequality from Conquest to Free Markets
  • The Endowment Effect
  • The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
  • The Halo Effect
  • The Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of High-Tech Warfare
  • The Lake Wobegone Effect
  • The Manager's Path: a Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change
  • The Pinocchio Effect
  • The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
  • The Provos: The IRA and Sinn Fein
  • The Rollup
  • The Science of Storytelling: Why Stories Make Us Human and How to Tell Them Better
  • The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
  • The worth of human capital
  • Theories for biological aging
  • These Truths: A History of the United States
  • Thinking
  • Thinking in Bets: making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts
  • Thinking in Systems: A Primer
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Thread of Doom
  • Three Types of Negotiation Leverage
  • tmux
  • Top of Mind
  • Training
  • Travel
  • Truffles
  • Trunk Non-Fiction Book
  • Trunk-Branch-Leaf books
  • U-2 Longevity
  • UI / UX
  • Ulysses contracts
  • Unpredictability of chaotic systems
  • Values Audit
  • Viral: The Search for the Origin of COVID-19
  • Vitality genes
  • Walter Wriston
  • Washing Leafy Greens
  • Wastewater Surveillance
  • Ways to Build Remote Culture
  • Web Development
  • Web Tracking
  • Weight Training
  • Werner Syndrom
  • What We Know about Climate Change, updated edition
  • When costs accelerate non-lineraly, do not delay fixes for efficiency
  • Where to find new books
  • Whiteboards bias towards the drawer
  • Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities
  • Why demographic change can be anxiety provoking
  • Why We're Polarized
  • Windows Managers
  • Woodpecker Method
  • Woodworking
  • Work difficulty and team member growth
  • Workplace Diversity
  • Wright Patman
  • Writing
  • WRX
  • xargs
  • XOR Algorithm Trick
  • Yosemite
  • Yubikey
  • Zone of Possible Agreement (ZOPA)
  • Zotero
  • zsh
  • zsh-histdb