Mike Douglas

Tech and philosophy and science and pizza. http://directive.io

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Mike Douglas

33 days ago

The Hardening of Consciousness

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Mike Douglas

68 days ago

Film Crit Hulk SMASH: Let’s Talk About “Pickle Rick”

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Mike Douglas

84 days ago

The 10 Slack Agreements of Buffer

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Mike Douglas

84 days ago

The most compelling story you can tell

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Mike Douglas

86 days ago

Love is pushing energy toward them, not wanting or pulling their energy to you. Not sometimes, or “for as long as it seems fair.” Always. Love is never keeping score on energy exchange. Love is only offering. Anything else is attachment and ego.

Most of what we think of as “love” is bullshit

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Mike Douglas

95 days ago

The history of science — in particular the physical sciences, like physics and astronomy — can be told as the incremental realization that there is large-scale coherence in the universe.

Is The Universe Conscious?

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Mike Douglas

138 days ago

Fuck Yes or No

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Mike Douglas

141 days ago

From the Door of a Gay Bar, You See the Scope of Life—and Death

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Mike Douglas

216 days ago

queer people present a radical opposition to traditional ideas about family and community, that we can tear down oppressive ideas about what relationships and sex are supposed to mean

Gay Loneliness Is Real—but “Bitchy, Toxic” Culture Isn’t the Full Story

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Mike Douglas

224 days ago

A Peanut History of Philosophy

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Mike Douglas

224 days ago

Egypt: Pyramids, Near-Arrests And Gods With Butts

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Mike Douglas

225 days ago

If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work

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Mike Douglas

270 days ago

Mathematical Model Reveals the Patterns of How Innovations Arise

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Mike Douglas

271 days ago

Transitioning to meta-management

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Mike Douglas

271 days ago

I'm not a parent, but I see this all the time and this statement so clearly expresses the observation

parents hinge their self-conception to little beast-angels who are free to self-destruct

Dreadful dads

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Mike Douglas

271 days ago

What is logic?

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Mike Douglas

272 days ago

Worth it

A Handy Guide To Death By Masturbation

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Mike Douglas

272 days ago

We Used To Have 6 More Letters In Our Alphabet

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Mike Douglas

291 days ago

History tells us what may happen next with Brexit & Trump

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Mike Douglas

320 days ago

Science Suggests Homosexuality Is About Survival

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Mike Douglas

332 days ago

Creating The Philosopher's Stone: The Medieval Science Of Color And Alchemy

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Mike Douglas

383 days ago

Now — And The Physics Of Time

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Mike Douglas

389 days ago

How 2 Copywriters Convinced Strangers to Take Drugs and Try Building Ikea Furniture

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Mike Douglas

390 days ago

What I Learned From Executing Two Men

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Mike Douglas

403 days ago

How Fucked Up is Your Management?

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Mike Douglas

405 days ago

How to steal any developer's local database

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Mike Douglas

406 days ago

What If Evolution Bred Reality Out Of Us?

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Mike Douglas

414 days ago

no one HAS to do something he doesn’t want to do for the rest of his life. But then again, if that’s what you wind up doing, by all means convince yourself that you HAD to do it. You’ll have lots of company.

On Finding Your Purpose: An Extraordinary Letter by Hunter S. Thompson

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Mike Douglas

420 days ago

You don’t need control or authority to lead, because those aren’t real things. Instead what you need is empathy, vision, and a realistic understanding of what you can and cannot influence to direct your efforts.

How to lead without authority

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Mike Douglas

420 days ago

How a single conversation with my boss changed my view on delegation and failure

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Mike Douglas

420 days ago

I arrived at my friend's party. A few hours later she died, exactly as planned.

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Mike Douglas

425 days ago

Scene at MIT: Margaret Hamilton’s Apollo code

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Mike Douglas

425 days ago

The Library of Dreams

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Mike Douglas

427 days ago

Minds turned to ash

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Mike Douglas

438 days ago

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught in School

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Mike Douglas

443 days ago

Incarnations of Burned Children

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Mike Douglas

443 days ago

A Beginner's Guide To Understanding Convolutional Neural Networks

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Mike Douglas

461 days ago

Being a good manager is not about avoiding failure — it’s about enabling as many different paths forward as possible for as long as possible.

The Principles of Quantum Team Management

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463 days ago

Artificial Intelligence’s White Guy Problem

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Mike Douglas

467 days ago

Consciousness: The Mind Messing With the Mind

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Mike Douglas

531 days ago

Throughout the night, it was clear that the point of these dialogues is not to change the other's mind. That would be a fruitless exercise, as history has taught us over and over. The point is to have an open mind about what the other is thinking, without resorting to some kind of primitive tribalism where the "other," the one with different opinions or values from you, is necessarily your inferior.

Of Science And Faith, As Discussed By A Physicist And A Cardinal

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Mike Douglas

531 days ago

I'm struggling with the question rearchitecting our monolithic system at work with my team and this article provides some really good lessons and points to consider when looking to build microservices.

Failing at Microservices.

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Mike Douglas

672 days ago

Really good reference for people designing RESTish APIs

Choosing an HTTP Status Code — Stop Making It Hard

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Mike Douglas

672 days ago

A Hypermedia API Reading List

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