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The Four Multipliers that Secretly Influence Your Salary (and Society)

Last year, Sundar Pichai earned 226 million dollars, which is 800 times more than the median salary of an Alphabet employee. You might ask, “How can Sundar Pichai do as much work as 800 people?” – obviously, he doesn’t. There … Continue reading

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How to NOT worry about layoffs

Recently, Microsoft laid off 10,000 employees. Facebook lost 11,000. Not to be outdone, Google reduced its workforce by 12,000. Overall, in the first two months of 2023, over 120,000 tech employees were laid off, including every sector and every size … Continue reading

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CS Internship Guide #18: Five Things CS Professors Won’t Tell You About the Real World

Part of the CS Internship Guide Professors are smart people. It takes a lot of effort to become a professor, and generally speaking, you should listen to them. However, there are five things that all CS majors need to know … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Negotiate Like a Pro Board Gamer

I have learned more about negotiation by playing board games than from taking a college course on negotiation. A lot of people are scared of negotiation. They’re afraid to ask for what they want. To me, this is crazy. Are … Continue reading

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Betting on the Future

I try to avoid tying anything to serious to predictions. If I do, I frame the future as gains, not losses. Continue reading

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