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Jonne Arjoranta

Jonne Arjoranta

Reposted Masters of illusion: The great management consultancy swindle

It was 1988, and I was just finishing a D.Phil at Oxford University on the topic of "Nietzsche and German Idealism". The annual recruiting season had long since gone. My life savings had dwindled into three digits. It came to me in a pub, over a game of pool. I was losing badly to a pair of undergraduates who had recently received offers from a prestigious management consulting firm. They were about 22-years-old; I was going on 26.

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This was the most interesting thing I read about browsers in a long time:

https://css-tricks.com/the-ecological-impact-of-browser-diversity/

(I read it on a browser not mentioned in the article.)

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Reposted On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs: A Work Rant

The anthropologist David Graeber explains the prevalence of bullshit jobs, where you do nothing of value, but still work all day, every day.

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Reposted Google China Prototype Links Searches to Phone Numbers

Google’s plan for a censored search engine in China also blacklists terms like “Nobel Prize” and “human rights.”

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Just noticed that my Raspberry Pi has been on for 410 days. Such a great little machine.

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I wrote about academic publishing:

https://jonne.arjoranta.fi/2018/academic-commons/

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583 words on Game Hermeneutics (11 284 total), a game studies book.

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Reposted Joona-Hermanni Mäkisen kolumni: Maailmanlopun kello näyttää kaksi minuuttia vaille keskiyön

Ilmastonmuutos on valtaosin rikkaiden aiheuttamaa. Tämä pätee niin yksilöihin kuin valtioihin, kirjoittaa Joona-Hermanni Mäkinen.

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