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Tommy Collison
“You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to desist.” (Ethics of the Fathers). Growth/admissions at .
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Tommy Collison 18h
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Stripe Jun 2
Racism is antithetical to Stripe’s mission. We stand with the Black community against discrimination and police violence.
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Tommy Collison May 29
Coming up on three months since my mum’s book on cerebral palsy came out with ⁦⁩. It threads the needle between being pure memoir and pure medical textbook, and provides huge benefit to parents (not to mention the people themselves).
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Tommy Collison May 28
“You have three options [in any given situation] — nihilism, escapism, and trying [to do what’s right].” —
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Tommy Collison May 28
One way of getting similar information with a different question is “what’s something previous managers/supervisors have identified as an area of improvement, or, conversely, where you excel?”
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Tommy Collison May 28
Instagram tells me that it’s five years since I dyed my hair blue.
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Tommy Collison May 28
Something non-obvious about Lambda School: For students with existing experience, it can obviously function as an accelerator. But we're also cracking how to take someone from "no experience with coding" to professional dev. 👇no coding experience pre-Lambda.
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Tommy Collison May 27
I read "So You've Been Publicly Shamed" around when it came out, five years ago, and so much of what's happened around community and the internet since 2015 (and what sort of behavior gets clicks) can be interpreted through that book's lens. (Highly rec'd)
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Tommy Collison May 27
It's my favorite time of the month again.
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Tommy Collison May 27
Can't wait to see what you do over the next few months :)
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Tommy Collison May 26
"What does the classroom of the future really look like? And how can parents, educators, and students best understand and prepare for this new reality?" on the future of learning.
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Tommy Collison May 26
Working remotely allows me to live my best bang-the-keyboard-loud-typer life without feeling like I'm annoying my coworkers.
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Tommy Collison May 25
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, on income share agreements. "’The ISA is giving me a sense of relief. If I find myself furloughed, my payments stop with zero interest,’ (Hoyler) says.”
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Tommy Collison May 25
Interesting point — post-9/11, going about your normal life was an act of brave, patriotic resistance (“don’t let the terrorists win!”) and was muscle memory for many Americans. Exact wrong response to COVID-19.
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Tommy Collison May 25
Joe Rogan, 2009, contemplating “doing some sort of regular thing online.”
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Tommy Collison May 24
Replying to @tommycollison
(I did, however, wear through not one, but both rubber crutch tips halfway through.)
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Tommy Collison May 24
Replying to @tommycollison
On March 16, I walked 0.94 miles in 29 mins and felt 😵. Today, walked 7 miles in 4 hours 25 mins. (And still felt 😵)
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Patrick McKenzie May 21
If you're looking for an activity for an intellectually curious high schooler for the summer: (n.b. A very heavy-hitting speaker list, particularly for something aimed at high schoolers. On the Internet the adult's table has infinite capacity.)
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Tommy Collison May 24
“One notably absent funder, however, is the federal government. While federal agencies have announced that researchers can apply to repurpose existing funds toward COVID-19 research (...), disbursement has been painfully slow, Schaletzky said”
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Tommy Collison May 24
This point, from The LSAT Trainer, is also applicable to thinking better in general. “Simple is smart.”
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