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How to Start a Startup – Lecture 3 Paul Graham

I’m enjoying the first week of the Y Combinator class How to Start a Startup. The most recent session was with guest lecturer Paul Graham about the Counterintuitive Parts of Startups, and How to Have Ideas. Paul writes regular essays on … Continue reading

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Bachelor Degrees to Women (and Inversely, to Men) Over Time

From the Flowing Data blog that I follow (lots of cool graphs and data depictions), I saw an article showing the percentage of bachelor degrees conferred to women by major from 1970-2012. It was written by Randy Olson, a current Computer Science PhD … Continue reading

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Padnos, Spar, Finerman: Taking Some Time to Learn From Those Further Along the Career/Life Path

In the past I’ve shared my love of listening to podcasts and audio books, especially when I’m exercising. It helps me to consume and learn things I wouldn’t otherwise have the time to do, and it really makes exercise fly … Continue reading

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Finding Work You Love (or at Least Getting Through the Week)

The Dream Job There are some people in life who seem destined (and perhaps lucky enough) to find the job that they really want. Take Rachel Barrie, who has the privilege to work in her dream job as a master … Continue reading

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