The Takeaways: Week 28 of 2021

A periodic review of articles, newsletters, and podcasts that I found interesting, inspiring, or otherwise worth remembering.


The Secrets of Product Management Podcast. Episode 76: How Product Managers Can Build Psychological Safety In Their Teams (December 17, 2020)

Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman. The Five Forces with Captain Hoff (Steve Hoffman) (January 24, 2021)

Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman. The myth of turning your hobby into a job with writer Aley Arion (January 28, 2021)

Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman. Surviving as a remote tech employee with Jayson J. Phillips (February 13, 2020)

Healthcare is Hard: A Podcast for Insiders. A Market-Driven or Policy-Driven Approach to Health IT Innovation? ONC’s Deputy National Coordinator on the Path Forward (July 15, 2021)


Health Tech Nerds. Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/11

Chas Roades and Lisa Bielamowicz, MD, The Weekly Gist. July 16, 2021

Ted Gioia, The Honest Broker. The Jazz Great Who Never Was (July 12, 2021)


Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post, Day care is expensive in D.C. Some say the city should spend millions more subsidizing it. (July 11, 2021)

Tyler Cowen, Marginal Revolution. The Art Newspaper (July 12, 2021)

Sara Morrison, Vox/Recode. Telehealth and privacy: Why medical apps struggle to keep user data safe (July 12, 2021)

Kishore Nallan, Typesense.The unreasonable effectiveness of just showing up everyday (July 14, 2021)

Ilya Brown, Twitter blog. Goodbye, Fleets (July 14, 2021)

Holden Karnofsky, Cold Takes. All Possible Views About Humanity's Future Are Wild (July 13, 2021)

David R. MacIver. Clearing hurdles in learning (July 16, 2021)

Peter M. Sandman, STAT. With current mask guidance, we're no longer all in this together (July 16, 2021)

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