Friday, January 27, 2023

Friday Links 23-04

Two podcast suggestions for you today. Exposing rainforest carbon credits: why offsetting isn’t working, which is worrying but expected and Ukraine: Under the Counter, about people coming together to do help.

Packed bookshelves


30-60 days in a new leadership role: run experiments for change - that seems early to me

Internal comms for executives. - "Good communication is a series of habits"

Five Ways Toward a Fairer, More Transparent Hiring Process - transparency and good communication is the key here. 

Full Responsibility [Comic] - that's hopefully not future-me.


Circle - The C++ Automation Language

Engineering Effectiveness Handbook - one view of engineering effectiveness in a nice format


Stop Looking for the Perfect Job - a "Good Enough Job" is Just Fine [Podcast] - most jobs won't give your life meaning, and that is perfectly fine.

Overcoming burnout: a psychologist’s guide [Podcast] - view from an expert. 


Pepper spray for the school run? The weaponised SUV set to terrify America’s streets - someone is taking the War On Cars too serious.


Exposing rainforest carbon credits: why offsetting isn’t working [Podcast] - carbon offsetting always seems too good to be true … turns out it is.

UK climate minister received donations from fuel and aviation companies - I am completely surprised. 

The eviction of Lützerath: the village being destroyed for a coalmine – a photo essay - nice to see international coverage. And this is not about this village, it was always a lost cause.

Random Books

Reading is precious – which is why I’ve been giving away my books - I like the idea of a library in my house, but in reality it would just be catching dust. I love reading on the Kindle.

Ukraine: Under the Counter [Podcast] - a group of people smuggling abortion pills into Ukraine. I can't wait for the second part. Not all heroes wear capes.

The dark side of fine dining [Podcast] - suddenly I don't feel so bad about never eating at Noma.

Quintessence - "Quintessence shows you the top links that the people that you follow on Mastodon tooted or boosted in the last 24 hours."

‘Tragedy upon tragedy’: why 39 US mass shootings already this year is just the start - same, same's 25th anniversary - good old days!

Other Links

Friday Links Disclaimer
Inclusion of links does not imply that I agree with the content of linked articles or podcasts. I am just interested in all kind of perspectives. If you follow the link posts over time you might notice common themes though.
More about the links in a separate post: About Friday Links.

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