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Beware the Near Enemies

Pamela Fox
November 04, 2017

Beware the Near Enemies

A lightning talk about the Four Immeasurables of Buddhism, Near Enemies, and how that applies to the tech industry. Given at FooCamp 2017.

Pamela Fox

November 04, 2017
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  1. Beware the Near Enemies - @pamelafox

  2. TLDR; about me

  3. The Four Immeasurables

  4. The Four Immeasurables Loving Kindness Compassion Empathic Joy Equanimity

  5. Near & Far Enemies

  6. The Four Immeasurables Loving Kindness Compassion Empathic Joy Equanimity Loving

    Kindness Compassion Empathic Joy Equanimity near: selfish love far: ill will near: pity far: cruelty near: blind euphoria far: jealousy near: indifference far: paranoia
  7. Near & Far Enemies …in the tech industry??

  8. Data-Driven Everything Image: https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/creating-a-data-driven/9781491916902/

  9. What are we measuring? Image: http://blog.andymatuschak.org/post/159340765257/exalting-data-missing-meaning

  10. Optimizing for the near enemy… Graph from: http://www.timewellspent.io/app-ratings/

  11. What do your values mean?

  12. Beware the Near Enemies …in Personal Growth and Product Development

    - @pamelafox