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And Why You Should Be Defining Manliness Yourself

Stop and think for a second: why does “manhood” even matter?


I can afford to, therefore it is my right to

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There are many interesting and valid observations of this oft scorned and at times celebrated thing called capitalism.


Why thank you, unnamed airline, for correcting my clearly nonsensical understanding of the term ‘vegetarian’.

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I get it. I really do — I mean you’re also on this same flight inundated with the same questions and the same complaints over 12 glorious hours of snoring, crying, farting, and downright haven’t-had-a-smoke-in-over-4-hours-bitchiness and it sucks for you too.


Wait… what? What did you just say to me?

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Preface


Writer and actress Alison Tafel could quite literally be a life saver

Bojack Horseman’s Secretariat

I could rant and rave for many hours about the masterpiece that is Netflix’s series Bojack Horseman, but the show is getting what I would argue is an epic and totally justified amount of exposure and praise at the moment.


An open letter about gender equality inspired by Mary Cain

Dear Mary Cain,


Zuckerberg was right: he doesn’t deserve me (and I’d argue you either)

Source: The Irish Times

What you are about to read is the last and final thing I will ever contribute to a service that has done next to nothing good for me over the last 10 years and one that I surely won’t miss.


In Praise of Idleness is a classic essay made all the more relevant by the rise of automation and technological unemployment.


How depression stood in the way of my achievements

So today I’m going to be one of “those people”. You know the ones: those over-sharers! who never post under 1000 characters on Facebook because it doubles as a public journal which they want everyone to read.


Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance — Confucius

TLDR: We need to do away with the idea that we are all already experts in Scrum, which does nothing to help us achieve our essential goal: to create and deliver working software in a happy workplace.

We Are Losing Sight Of Scrum! Why? How?

A framework, or idea, carries meaning not only based on its application in the tangible world but also through a shared understanding of what the idea signifies. That is, we cannot hope to understand each other if when I say “scrum” you think “buffalo”.

Che Fisher

Ethics driven planet, people, and tech advocate grounded by a fundamental belief that all of these things can (and should) be made to work hand in hand.

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