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Julien Deswaef

Joined 2 months, 2 weeks ago

New year's resolution is to read moar books. So here I am.

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2023 Reading Goal

16% complete! Julien Deswaef has read 2 of 12 books.

Subprime Attention Crisis (2020, FSG Originals) 4 stars

From FSGO x Logic: a revealing examination of digital advertising and the internet's precarious foundation …

You're in a plane about to crash.

4 stars

The online advertising market is the main provider of funds currently sustaining our Internet infrastructure. And it's currently showing all the signs of being a huge bubble that's about to burst. This well documented essay reads like a crime novel.

Lean Impact (Hardcover, 2018, Wiley) 4 stars

Advocating for free market of social enterprises

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How to make social organizations behave like startups. Promoting failing fast and fierce competition in the social sector. Surfs with effective altruism. Compares foundation based funding to waterfall and advocates for a change of funding paradigm more aligned with (venture) capitalist demands.

Measure What Matters (Paperback, 2018, Penguin Random House USA Ex) 4 stars

A book on Objectives and Key Results by one of its most prominent advocate. The …

A manual for working in large tech companies

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Apart from the clear examples and guidance to come up with OKRs for your own company or team, which is why I was mainly reading this book, I finally understood what the company that employs me wants to achieve with continuous feedback and all around conversations around performance. I did not know those two things were so much linked together. Now things make more sense. Maybe a good read if you work in a large tech company.