Writing worth reading - 23rd/24th July 2022
“At Stripe, there was a point where we were falling behind on recruiting. The conversation kept coming back to how to speed up the process, specifically how we could close individual candidates faster. Then Michael graphed our target number of hires against our current pace. It looked something like this …”
“I often have cause to get a little annoyed at schoolboys reading and enthusing over ‘Steppenwolf’”
“I sit with Shakespeare and he winces not. Across the colour line, I move arm in arm with Balzac and Dumas. From out of the caves of evening that swing between strong-limbed earth and the tracery of the stars, I summon Aristotle and Aurelius and what soul I will, and they come all graciously with no scorn nor condescension ...”
“Huh himself draws parallels between the artist and the mathematician. For both, he said, ‘it feels like you’re grabbing something that’s already there, rather than creating something in your mind ...’”
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