September 25, 2023: Theory of Change

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โ€• Audrey Hepburn

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We hand-picked 3 good articles for you to highlight this week. Hope they'll help you get new ideas and perspectives. (You can read this online!)

๐Ÿ“š 3 Good Articles for You

Theory of Change
by Aaron Swartz (4 mins)

  • Aaron Swartz introduces the "Theory of Change," emphasizing the importance of working backward from a goal to determine actionable steps.
  • Using the defense budget as an example, Swartz illustrates the need to understand and influence key decision-makers, like politicians.
  • Commenters discuss the challenges and practicalities of this approach, emphasizing trust, credibility, and the complexity of certain goals.

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How Successful People Increase Productivity
by FS (2 mins)

  • Schedule Tasks Over To-Do Lists: Scheduling helps prioritize and acknowledge time limits.
  • Prioritize Saying "No": Successful people emphasize controlling their time by often declining requests.
  • Use Peak Hours for Key Tasks: Allocate high-energy periods for vital tasks, not low-value activities like email.

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Spinning Data into Thought
by Simon Carryer (9 mins)

  • AI and Textiles: Knitting patterns mirror algorithms, highlighting how simple sequences create complex results.
  • Industrial Revolution's Lessons: Innovations, like the spinning jenny, revolutionized industries but also rendered certain professions obsolete, leading to societal shifts and resistance.
  • 21st Century AI Transition: As the Industrial Revolution reshaped society, AI is now transforming our world. Future discussions will elucidate AI's workings and broader impacts.

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