what day is it again? linked list: framed, tech firms’ bias against women, snowden

Framed: A Mystery in Six Parts – this is excellent investigative work by the LA Times and one heck of a story! Straight out of a Lifetime original movie or something…

When tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviews – blind auditions are a great idea. The fact that that changed the number of women selected for an interview from 5% to 54% is about as clear a sign you can get that there’s (conscious or unconscious) bias.

The Leaky Myths of Snowden: Oliver Stone’s new movie about Edward Snowden is a fairy tale and a bore – pretty harsh, but he makes a good point that Snowden released a ton of info that had nothing to do with domestic surveillance.

11 Secrets to Staying Productive and in Control – I clicked on this link with low expectations because, come on, look at that title! But I actually enjoyed it. I think forgiving yourself is really hard, but important – instead of getting mad at myself I try to figure out how to not make that mistake in the future.

How Did G.M. Create Tesla’s Dream Car First? – I didn’t realize the Bolt was so competitive with the Model 3!

What I Learned From Executing Two Men – a powerful editorial

How to get people who installed a leaked build to stop using that build? – a funny story from Raymond Chen

Can Teenage Defiance Be Manipulated for Good? – yes it can!

What Can Hitters Actually See Out of a Pitcher’s Hand? – when you think about it it’s pretty impressive that anyone is good at hitting off of a major league pitcher…

Myst creator Rand Miller on his favorite puzzle that everybody hates – his new game, Obduction, is out now!

SpaceX Is Cribbing From Boeing’s 1920s Playbook – neat parallel!

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