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Table of contents
Blind Spot Detector: Food for thought by Lisa Sanchez.
Prime Directive: Food for thought by Bryan Hughes.
Projects: A collection of projects and ideas worth exploring, curated by Ivana McConnell and Kai Brach.
Interview: Tom Loosemore on how to run government like a startup, our responsibility to help transform public institutions, and the power that comes from creating magic with code.
A Day With: Spend a day with Claudine Rodriguez.
A Day With: Spend a day with Wiza Jalakasi.
Slow Growth: Defying to growth-hacking mantra with Natalie Nagele and Robert Mueller.
Interview: Heather B. Armstrong on writing sponsored content that doesn‘t suck, surviving the occasional social media shitstorm, and her public fight against hate mail and depression.
Rules of Business: Guiding principles for doing business, by Kanyi Maqubela.
Survey: We asked 712 readers about their daily work habits.
Gear: A collection of useful and beautiful office products, curated by Ivana McConnell and Kai Brach.
Interview: Jason Santa Maria on his career progression from freelancer to design director, why not everyone needs to ‘get’ typography, and his desire to catalogue all digital artefacts.
Profile: Technologist Owen Williams on what it’s like working for VanMoof, an Amsterdam-based bicycle manufacturer that tries to answer the question of how much technology we‘re looking for in a pushbike.
One Question: We asked our readers: In what ways do the web and new technologies make you feel optimistic about the future?
Workspace: A tour around the offices of Etsy, PortingXS, Nanobits, Dropbox, and LinkedIn.
Visit: Betahaus: Teresa Marenzi stopped by co-working space Betahaus in Berlin and asked seven random people what they’re currently working on.
Interview: Ashwini Asokan on why Artificial Intelligence urgently needs a legal and ethical framework, how mainstream media makes us fear robots, and why that fear is not entirely unfounded.
Ten Things I’ve Learned: Nick Fisher and La Vesha Parker share ten life lessons from working on the web.