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Carve out your own thinking space

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A message to you, Rudy Dear Managers, Do you feel that your day is a conveyor belt of meetings, starting at 9AM and ending at 5PM? Do you find that despite the existence of that space you left in your calendar, neatly hollowed out between stacks of meetings where you intended to eat your lunch, that yet again someone has booked in a meeting called “Quick chat” with no prior warning, without asking you for […]

Who could be your Jeff Dean?

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Facts! If you’re a programmer, you’ve probably relished in some of the many Jeff Dean facts. Here’s a selection for you: Jeff Dean’s PIN is the last 4 digits of pi. Jeff Dean proved that P = NP when he solved all NP problems in polynomial time on a whiteboard. Jeff Dean once shifted a bit so hard it ended up on another computer. Jeff Dean can beat you at Connect 4 in three moves. […]

Working from home: the yin and yang

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Howl It’s Sunday morning as I write this. I’ve just returned from walking the dog in a strong gale. That same wind is now squeezing itself through the rubber seals around the skylight above me. It sounds like I am on a boat. This desk that I am writing from has been in more frequent use recently. Over the last few months, there have been numerous changes at work that are making us a more […]