Topic 1: Small companies are “labor hoarding” while large companies are laying off.
Keeping employees at any cost!
Topic 2: Understanding the Dynamics of the Tech Workforce in 2023
Data Point 1: Tech Layoffs are Happening … But Not Because Tech is Suddenly Less Valuable
Data Point 2: Tech Jobs are Less Attractive to Young Professionals
Data Point 3: Shifting Preference for Generalists vs. Specialists … Plus a Mainstream Rise of “Business IT” Contributors
Amazon layoffs delivered by email. ← Low class or just modern times?
Topic 3: Cal Newport on the Digital Workplace: We got it wrong
Too much distraction. In fact, ALL distraction, all the time.
Primary thesis = We rarely get things right the first time. But we treat technology as if we do.
See also https://www.calnewport.com/books/deep-work/
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