Monthly Archives: April 2015

How I Started a Company in 72 Hours

I, and a group of students, created a new product at 3-Day Startup. Continue reading

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How We (Unintentionally) Manipulate Our Friends – Part 3

Stating opinions as preferences is the only way of stating opinions that encourages compromise. Continue reading

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How We (Unintentionally) Manipulate Our Friends – Part 2

Opinions stated as demands usually have the words “must,” “will”, or “should.” They usually imply that there are consequences to following (or not following) the speaker, which does not always promote good discussion. Continue reading

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How We (Unintentionally) Manipulate Our Friends – Part 1

There are three ways of stating opinions: as if they are facts, as demands, and as preferences. Stating opinions as if they are facts can trick people into thinking that the speaker’s opinions are actually not opinions. Continue reading

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Randomness and Bughunting – Antifragility Applied

Development teams can become more antifragile by fixing problems as soon as they arise, rather than waiting until later. Continue reading

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