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Slack’s direct listing reference price is set at US$26 by NYSE for Thursday debut

  • The New York Stock Exchange set a reference price of US$26 per share for trading in workplace messaging application Slack Technologies Inc. The number is in line with the volume weighted average price at which the stock has been changing hands in the private markets.
  • Slack is skipping the traditional route to go public — an initial public offering — and instead choosing to trade shares directly on the exchange on Thursday.
  • Though the unusual method means the company isn’t raising new money, it also avoids the costly underwriting fees paid to multiple banks on IPOs. Instead, Slack chose three advisers who have helped determine the reference price, and will on Thursday choose when and at what price to open the shares.

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How to Disagree

  • The great part about relying on data-driven arguments, is that in my experience, they directly improve your confidence.
  • Many people feel insecure about their argument, because they don't even believe it themselves.
  • Starting with the data, and knowing that your position is reasonable and sound, will make you feel much more confident about your position.
  • For those reasons, you should never tolerate people yelling or being aggressive in disagreements.
  • And with that goal, "losing a disagreement" is just as good as "winning".
  • The moment it gets personal, it stops being a disagreement and starts being a fight.
  • That being said, I think it has a positive effect on the conversation and isn't a "negative" thing.
  • In many cases, decisions made with the goal of "making everyone happy", end up being really unpopular decisions.
  • The only way to change your feelings about disagreements is by consistently having positive disagreements.

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How to Disagree

  • The great part about relying on data-driven arguments, is that in my experience, they directly improve your confidence.
  • Many people feel insecure about their argument, because they don't even believe it themselves.
  • Starting with the data, and knowing that your position is reasonable and sound, will make you feel much more confident about your position.
  • For those reasons, you should never tolerate people yelling or being aggressive in disagreements.
  • And with that goal, "losing a disagreement" is just as good as "winning".
  • The moment it gets personal, it stops being a disagreement and starts being a fight.
  • That being said, I think it has a positive effect on the conversation and isn't a "negative" thing.
  • In many cases, decisions made with the goal of "making everyone happy", end up being really unpopular decisions.
  • The only way to change your feelings about disagreements is by consistently having positive disagreements.

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How 30-year-old Hope Hicks became the youngest White House communications director in history — and then a top executive at Fox

  • Hope Hicks was the youngest White House communications director in history.
  • Hicks didn't intend on playing such a large role in a presidential campaign, instead falling into the gig through a job at the Trump Organization.
  • In her time at the White House, Hicks became ensnared in two high-profile White House controversies: the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and her role in crafting the White House's response to abuse allegations against staff secretary Rob Porter.
  • In February 2018, Hicks announced she was resigning one day after she said in testimony she had occasionally told white lies for the president but never lied about anything consequential related to the Russia investigation.
  • After laying low in New York and Connecticut for several months, it was announced that Hicks would head to 21st Century Fox as executive vice president and chief communications officer.

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Father of MH17 victims attacks Trump on crash anniversary

  • Maslin's partner, Marite "Rin" Norris, also posted a statement on Facebook.
  • The posts come amid a national outcry in the US over Trump's reluctance to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over his country's alleged interference in the 2016 US presidential election.
  • At the Helsinki summit on Monday, Trump declined to endorse the US government's assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and instead appeared to side with Putin, leading to a wave of criticism from Democrats and Republicans alike.
  • Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop also issued a statement on Tuesday expressing her condolences to the families of the victims.
  • 38 of the victims on board were Australian.
  • The Russian government has repeatedly disputed those allegations, and has suggested instead that Ukrainian forces shot the plane down with either a surface-to-air missile or one of their own fighter jets.

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#discuss Callbacks and Promises, Simply Explained

  • Instead, async tasks are expected to provide a function they can "call back" that will handle the processing of whatever results from the async event completion.
  • Callbacks are ok when you need to load multiple things and don't care about the order they're handled, but they're not great when you need to write ordered, sequential code.
  • There needed to be a solution that didn't block the event loop, but allowed code to be ordered without extreme nesting.
  • async & await provide a syntax to write Promise code that looks like native sync code, which usually results in much more readable and maintainable JavaScript code.
  • When await is used before a call to an async function it implies that the code should directly return the async result to the left hand side of the expression, instead of using an explicit async task.

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This is how rich you’d be if you bought Apple stock instead of its products

  • So… what if instead of buying an old gadget when it was released, we bought the product’s worth in company stock instead?
  • If you used that money to buy Apple stock instead, you’d have $3,000 right now.
  • If, instead, you used that money to buy Apple stock, you’d have $22,500 worth of it right now.
  • If you bought Apple stock at that moment instead, you’d have $19,700 sitting around.
  • The entry-level model (which came out on October 23, 2001 – god, I’m old) when it was released cost $399.
  • If you didn’t buy the original, base model of the iMac on August 15, 1998 (its release date, if you hadn’t got that) for $1,299, and instead used that money to buy Apple stock you’d have $178,000.
  • You know how much the imaginary Apple stock you bought that day instead of a Macintosh is worth now?

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How to Produce Readable Code

  • In most languages humans use nouns to identify objects and verbs to express actions on those objects.
  • Avoid function names such as user() or post(), especially avoid the temptation to make them handle the entire CRUD.
  • The first example is impossible to read in English, function names are ambiguous and do not reflect what they do.
  • The functions and their purposes are clear, each variable is understandable and I'm sure it takes you no time to read.
  • Having readable code helped us each time to hire good developers that don't have experience with our specific tools (which is especially important in JS with its variety of standards and frameworks).
  • Approaching code like human language will allow your new developers to spend time being productive instead of trying to understand what you wrote.

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#discussHow to Get Smarter Without Knowing Anything

  • Confusion of these terms is responsible for awful things like, standardized testing and whiteboard interviews, which only prove what you know, and not how well you learn.
  • Just as much as it's important to use one source the majority of the time, it's incredibly crucial to be comfortable going outside that source when needed.
  • Feeling comfortable consuming content from another source gives you a real choice in terms of the information that controls your decisions.
  • The base learning rate is derived from a mixture of retention rate, reading comprehension, vocabulary, ability to decipher good information from bad information etc.
  • relatability factor describes the relationship between the new information you want to learn and the closest thing it relates to, that you already know.
  • This will ensure that any random new piece of information encountered is likely to be close enough to something you already know to be relatable.

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#discussHow to Get Smarter Without Knowing Anything

  • Confusion of these terms is responsible for awful things like, standardized testing and whiteboard interviews, which only prove what you know, and not how well you learn.
  • Just as much as it's important to use one source the majority of the time, it's incredibly crucial to be comfortable going outside that source when needed.
  • Feeling comfortable consuming content from another source gives you a real choice in terms of the information that controls your decisions.
  • The base learning rate is derived from a mixture of retention rate, reading comprehension, vocabulary, ability to decipher good information from bad information etc.
  • relatability factor describes the relationship between the new information you want to learn and the closest thing it relates to, that you already know.
  • This will ensure that any random new piece of information encountered is likely to be close enough to something you already know to be relatable.

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