NoDesk: Issue #165

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By Daniel (@nodeskco).


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Hand-picked articles, stories and ideas from the remote work community and beyond.

What if Remote Work Didn’t Mean Working from Home?

Cal Newport | The New Yorker

The retreat to eccentric near-home workplaces has been a common experience during the pandemic, and we’ve learned that performing useful cognitive work is a fragile endeavor, one in which environment matters.

Zooming beyond time and space

Alanna Irving

While face to face interaction is generally synchronous (at the same time), online interaction can also be asynchronous (at different times). This opens up a whole new powerful toolset, enabled by technology—if we understand how to use it.

How to Tell a Job Offer from an ID Theft Trap

Brian Krebs | Krebs on Security

One of the oldest scams around — the fake job interview that seeks only to harvest your personal and financial data — is on the rise, the FBI warns. Here’s the story of a recent LinkedIn impersonation scam that led to more than 100 people getting duped, and one almost-victim who decided the job offer was too-good-to-be-true.

Why tech firms are trying to run away from politics—and failing

The Economist

As other firms become more political, some Silicon Valley companies are heading in the opposite direction.

Burnout: Modern Affliction or Human Condition?

Jill Lepore | The New Yorker

As a diagnosis, it’s too vague to be helpful—but its rise tells us a lot about the way we work.

How to Chip Away at the 40-Hour Workweek

Annaliese Griffin | Forge

If we as a society are going to recognize that time is valuable and that we are humans first, employees second, we need to adequately pay people for their time, and protect their time outside of work.

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