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  1. Jan 2019
    1. Seeing White. Recommended by a reader, this 14-part series on race and whiteness is essential listening.*

      This is also one of the best things I consumed this past year.

  2. Nov 2018
    1. One of the reasons why we’re all so addicted to YouTube is because it has nearly perfected the algorithm to get you to watch videos on the platform which didn’t even exist a few minutes ago as well as the ones which its sure you’ll be interested to watch. It surely isn’t a surprise to know that one billion hours of YouTube video content is watched by people all around the world on an average day. At CES 2018, Neil Mohan (Chief Product Officer, YouTube) revealed that 70% of the videos watched by the people are recommendations of YouTube’s advanced algorithm. He also added that these recommendations keep mobile users watching videos for more than 60 minutes at one time, on average.

      5 Tips To Get Your Channel Videos In The YouTube Recommendations Section

  3. Jul 2018
    1. You see this in bookstores: staff recommendations. This is the store’s window into an infinite catalog of books. And it works. The system is: here are our favorites. Then, venturing further into the store: this is what we happen to have.

      I spent some time on Wednesday chatting with the owner of a used bookstore that had a 10x10 foot "kiosk" space in a local mall next to a make up cart. He had one of the single most highly curated collections of used books in about 12 categories that I've ever seen. It was stunningly awesome.

      I would never have expected this as a business to exist, but like itinerant booksellers of the 15th century, he's just doing what they've always done apparently.

  4. Sep 2017
  5. Sep 2015
    1. Should you wish to learn more about the language, I am happy to recommend the following titles: JavaScript: The Definitive Guide by David Flanagan Eloquent JavaScript by Marijn Haverbeke JavaScript Patterns by Stoyan Stefanov Writing Maintainable JavaScript by Nicholas Zakas JavaScript: The Good Parts by Douglas Crockford