Episode 136 – Trolls, Collaboration, and Robot Servers

Topic 1: Trolls Are Born, Not Made

While self esteem is a factor, Internet trolls don’t have low self esteem. They have a high tendency to sadism. When mixed with high self esteem, you get a troll.

Who are these people and how did they become trolls. Research gives us some insights.

https://theconversation.com/new-research-shows-trolls-dont-just-enjoy-hurting-others-they-also-feel-good-about-themselves-145931 

Topic 2: Async Business Collaboration Models

One of Karl’s favorite topics! Let’s focus on focus. Asynchronous communication goes a long ways to making focus possible and effective.

If you can find people who work asynchronously, and give them the right tools, amazing things can be done.

https://www.protocol.com/workplace/async-work-goodbye-meetings 

Also: https://www.geekwire.com/2021/study-microsoft-employees-shows-remote-work-puts-productivity-innovation-risk/ 

Topic 3: Desperate for Workers, Restaurants Turn to Robots

It’s about time! Lines have gotten longer and longer due to pandemic upheaval and a shrinking workforce.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/19/business/restaurants-robots-workers.html 

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