Anthony Wu

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Anthony Wu

13 days ago

Much about the author of The Three Body Problem

What Happens If China Makes First Contact?

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Anthony Wu

26 days ago

“The rejection of Ross marked the moment when much of America groaned, mid-sentence, at the voice of reason.”

The rejection of Ross marked the moment when much of America groaned, mid-sentence, at the voice of reason.

How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization

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Anthony Wu

30 days ago

The most neglected threat to public health in China is toxic soil

economist.com

Anthony Wu

62 days ago

This game is dead soon.

Playing Tackle Football Before 12 Is Tied to Brain Problems Later

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Anthony Wu

130 days ago

The real reason women freeze their eggs

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Anthony Wu

261 days ago

Explains it better than I did on fb

The Uber Conflation

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Anthony Wu

350 days ago

Hiring for an Agile Team: Look for the Growth Mindset

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Anthony Wu

352 days ago

🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔

Apple may have finally gotten too big for its unusual corporate structure

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Anthony Wu

372 days ago

The President in Conversation With MIT’s Joi Ito and WIRED’s Scott Dadich

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Anthony Wu

381 days ago

Superteam: A Warriors Musical

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Anthony Wu

381 days ago

What I Learned From Developing Branding for Airbnb, Dropbox and Thumbtack

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Anthony Wu

396 days ago

for the first time in his life, Durant prioritized himself, chose to pursue his own joy, not his sense of obligation to millions of strangers.

Kevin Durant: Why the NBA Superstar Had to Blow Up His Life to Get His Shot

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Anthony Wu

407 days ago

“I think [I.B.M’s] addiction to the power they had in previous generations of computing really blindsided them from the paradigm shift of the PC,” he wrote.

Microsoft’s Lost Decade

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Anthony Wu

407 days ago

For what began as a lean competition machine led by young visionaries of unparalleled talent has mutated into something bloated and bureaucracy-laden, with an internal culture that unintentionally rewards managers who strangle innovative ideas that might threaten the established order of things.

Microsoft’s Lost Decade

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Anthony Wu

429 days ago

Amazing change log!

Transit 4.0 Is Now Live

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Anthony Wu

458 days ago

respondents did not identify much culturally with the Chinese nationals on campus. Instead, they identified more with their Asian American friends despite having different ethnic and cultural identities. However, while Chinese and Asian Americans may perceive themselves as having disparate identities from Chinese nationals on college campuses, they are not always seen as separate groups.

The Burden of Being Asian American on Campus

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Anthony Wu

461 days ago

Forget Technical Debt — Here's How to Build Technical Wealth

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Anthony Wu

461 days ago

“You have the chance to tightly couple your rationale with the code that’s being changed. It doesn’t take a lot of extra time and gives tons of information to people working on the project later, but surprisingly few people do it.

Forget Technical Debt — Here's How to Build Technical Wealth

firstround.com

Anthony Wu

461 days ago

While podcasting suffers from a lack of measurement capabilities found elsewhere in digital, it is also immune to a lot of the problems that plague those spaces. The majority of show episodes are downloaded, and the host-read ads are part of those audio files, making the risk of ad fraud fairly minimal, and ad-blocking pretty much impossible (ad-skipping remains an advertiser concern).

How Gimlet hopes to win the podcasting arms race

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Anthony Wu

461 days ago

People share knowledge at the bar after work. Over time, this kind of promiscuous information sharing helps an entire region become more productive.

The case for making New York and San Francisco much, much bigger

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Anthony Wu

468 days ago

The Miracle of the Modern Banana

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Anthony Wu

473 days ago

Meet the China ‘whisperers’ who get the big deals done in Silicon Valley

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Anthony Wu

477 days ago

LeBron James chases the ghost from Chicago and basketball immortality

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Anthony Wu

479 days ago

“He’s an academic, he’s one of us,” Dr. Varmus said. “He’s a rational, levelheaded guy who makes decisions based on the evidence. Now, that might actually be a deficiency as a politician.”

Obama to Leave the White House a Nerdier Place Than He Found It

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Anthony Wu

484 days ago

“Does this person bring energy to you and inspire you, or does this person rob you of energy?” Your people can’t wait to expose the energy vampires to some sunshine. You just need a way to ask.

How to Stop People Who Bog Things Down with Bureaucracy

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Anthony Wu

488 days ago

Brilliant.

How Western media would cover Baton Rouge if it happened overseas

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Anthony Wu

488 days ago

During the first 20 years after you invent a new energy technology, as [Vaclav] Smil7 likes to remind us, the deployment that takes place, with very, very few exceptions, is quite modest. So the incentive for the inventor is most reduced where the adoption cycles are greater than 20 years. We don’t have a similar situation in IT. We don’t have that even in health care, although they sometimes complain that the 20 years don’t give them enough time.

What Bill Gates has up his sleeve for investing in energy technology

technologyreview.com

Anthony Wu

489 days ago

:-)

Users can be uploaded two ways, through a .CSV file or through a connection with the school’s student information system.

What is Apple School Manager and how does it work?

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Anthony Wu

503 days ago

“O.K., it’s a little bit like this. I go to a baseball game, and I’m having a good time, watching the game, but then I feel myself getting drawn in. I start wondering, Who are these guys? Who are the good ones? How much are they paid? How are the other teams compared to this one? How have the rules changed? How do these guys compare to the guys twenty years ago? It just gets so interesting. I know if I let myself go to ten games I’d be addicted, and I’d want to go more. And there’s only so much time in the day. And, frankly, it’s easy for me to get interested in anything. I think, Gosh, am I going to get good at tennis? Well, we got these kayaks recently. I think, you know, Are we going to get into that? I was just in Africa. I think, Should I do my next two or three trips there—there’s just so much there—but I’d sort of like to go to China, and actually I think I’ll end up doing that for my next big trip, in two or three years. So there’s all these choices, but time is this very scarce resource.”

E-Mail from Bill

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Anthony Wu

504 days ago

Managers focus on building a great team, creating a vision for how that team will execute its goals, and helping the people on that team develop in their careers. They are put in those positions because of their strong people skills. They aren’t there to tell teams what to do.

How Facebook Tries to Prevent Office Politics

hbr.org

Anthony Wu

526 days ago

Kobe was obsessed. During the season, he worked extremely hard. But the off-season? An animal. He would get up at 5 a.m., head to the gym for four hours of shooting and working on his post-up, then after that he would hit the weights for two hours. Then he would go home for a bit and come back later in the evening and shoot some more. That’s truth. That’s every day. Every. Day.

How We’ll Remember Kobe

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Anthony Wu

535 days ago

the highly educated have become much more liberal over time, making educational attainment a better predictor of voting for a Democrat.

And over time, the top 4 percent has become much more diverse and much more highly educated.

Democrats are replacing Republicans as the preferred party of the very wealthy

vox.com

Anthony Wu

541 days ago

you can divide the world into people who think VR is part of the future and people who haven't had the demo yet

The VR idea maze

ben-evans.com

Anthony Wu

547 days ago

His columns are basketball tutorials, articles that draw on stats, video cut-ups, and interviews with players and coaches to teach you how the sport works.

Zach Lowe Is America’s Best Sports Writer

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Anthony Wu

547 days ago

Microsoft is now facing the reality that people don't need Windows on their phones. That's a reality that has always scared the software giant, and it's now finally time for the company to embrace it, move on

Microsoft won PC but lost mobile, what now?

theverge.com

Anthony Wu

561 days ago

By 2025, it will be virtually impossible to buy a car without a plug. With the oil industry heading into a tailspin and gas stations disappearing quickly, it won't be long before drivers are suffering from "gas anxiety," not "range anxiety," he said.

Why the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt are going to kill the gas station

arstechnica.com

Anthony Wu

568 days ago

We had an engineer who was the most talented and productive engineer on our entire team. But he was also incredibly difficult to work with and everyone disliked him. We couldn’t let him go because we were fearful of creating a “hole” in our organization. Finally, the complaints got so loud that we were sure we were going to start losing people over him. So we did what we were afraid to do and let him go. And we did just fine without him. The morale of the story is you are better having a hole in your organization than an asshole.

Don’t Kick The Can Down The Road – AVC

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Anthony Wu

568 days ago

Another place where leaders tend to want to kick the can down the road is with talented but difficult employees. They cannot bring themselves to remove the person who is providing a ton of individual contribution but is also poisoning the culture.

Don’t Kick The Can Down The Road – AVC

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Anthony Wu

570 days ago

Originally, the whole tradeoff we were promised with locked-down devices and app stores was that things were much nicer inside the “walled garden.” But over the years, as so many weeds sprung there, others came and built another wall with another garden inside of it, with yet another gatekeeper to deal with.

Bots won't replace apps. Better apps will replace apps.

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Anthony Wu

570 days ago

Consequently, if you’re making one of these apps, your app must give me something new daily (or more), or else it has no reason to live.

Bots won't replace apps. Better apps will replace apps.

dangrover.com

Anthony Wu

571 days ago

In general, driving more slowly will get drivers to their destinations faster. At its essence, the execution of his theory just encouraged drivers to keep a steady average speed, rather than racing ahead only to brake to a stop.

Can we banish the phantom traffic jam?

bbc.com

Anthony Wu

571 days ago

Founders believe that equality of opportunity is crucial to a fair and healthy economy, while equality of outcome is economically paralyzing.

I quizzed dozens of Silicon Valley elites about inequality. Here's what they told me.

vox.com

Anthony Wu

571 days ago

Woman Takes Short Half-Hour Break From Being Feminist To Enjoy TV Show

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Anthony Wu

581 days ago

The best is the last

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Anthony Wu

598 days ago

Can't summarize it better myself. Everything is great and only NERDS are happy. (Louis CK voice)

I tend to think we are on the cusp of not one but multiple new eras. The “peace dividend of the smartphone war” created a Cambrian explosion of new devices

What’s Next in Computing?

medium.com

Anthony Wu

598 days ago

Astronaut Prime: Here’s how Jeff Bezos plans to remake spaceflight

arstechnica.com

Anthony Wu

598 days ago

I could not wrote a better summary of all the cool stuff that came together in 2015/2016. I am still bullish on tech.

The “peace dividend of the smartphone war” created a Cambrian explosion of new devices, and developments in software, especially AI, will make those devices smart and useful.

What’s Next in Computing?

medium.com

Anthony Wu

598 days ago

The Goldilocks Theory of Being Rich

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Anthony Wu

600 days ago

A Mac story from an unlikely source - the former President of Windows.

Why was 1984 not really like “1984”, for me

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Anthony Wu

617 days ago

Penguin swims 5,000 miles every year for reunion with the man who saved his life

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