Turn off those notifications

A notified life I remember the time when writing a (physical) letter was the only way of long distance communication. Then pagers (it even supported messaging!). Then emails. Then cellphones. The old days have long gone, a time when we processed information in an asynchronous way: we didn’t need respond in the same transaction, and […]

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Life as a series of A/B tests

The Concept I am a software engineer, working for a social media company in Cambridge, MA. One of the things I learned working there is the concept of “A/B tests”. It is usually a term used in marketing, yet nowadays product development often applies this technique as well. In short, we run an A/B test […]

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