exclusivity or “lock-out” agreements

Lock-out agreements“Decision. The House of Lords distinguished lock-in agreements and lock-out agreements. Lock-in agreements, where parties expressly agree to negotiate with each other, are unenforceable because they are “agreements to agree”, and therefore lack certainty. Lock-out agreements can on the other hand constitute valid, binding contracts:”https://uk.practicallaw.thomsonreuters.com/5-100-4523?transitionType=Default&contextData=(sc.Default)&firstPage=true

Exclusivity Agreement“A lock-out agreement is fundamentally a negative […]

Correlation and Causation IDs

Debugging can be one of the challenges when building asynchronous, evented systems. Why did this happen, what caused all of that?. But there are patterns which might make your life easier. We just need to keep track of what is happening as a result of what.

For that, you can use 2 metadata attributes associated […]


What is the Palma Ratio?https://www.tutor2u.net/economics/reference/what-is-the-palma-ratio

List of countries by income equalityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_income_equality

List of countries by wealth equalityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_wealth_equality

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poorhttps://eu.usatoday.com/story/money/2019/05/28/countries-with-the-widest-gaps-between-rich-and-poor/39510157/

Global InequalityOur world’s deepest pockets — “ultra high net worth individuals” — hold an astoundingly disproportionate share of global wealth.https://inequality.org/facts/global-inequality/

World Wealth Distribution And Income Inequality […]

COVID-19 fiscal stimulus packages

Value of COVID-19 fiscal stimulus packages in G20 countries as of July 2020, as a share of GDPhttps://www.statista.com/statistics/1107572/covid-19-value-g20-stimulus-packages-share-gdp/

Across countries, economic-stimulus responses to the COVID-19 crisis outsizethose to the 2008 nancial crisis.https://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/McKinsey/Industries/Public%20Sector/Our%20Insights/The%2010%20trillion%20dollar%20rescue%20How%20governments%20can%20deliver%20impact/The-10-trillion-dollar-rescue-How-governments-can-deliver-impact-vF.pdf

Figure 1: IMF estimate of the size of the fiscal measures implemented in response to Covid-19https://www.ifs.org.uk/publications/14845

Country policy responses to Covid-19, As […]

Altruism and Selfishness

The selfish gene behind altruism | Shed Sciencehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukxaFLZI3YkThe Selfish Gene, by Richard Dawkinshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/61535.The_Selfish_Gene

Empathy and Altruism: Are They Selfish?https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hide-and-seek/201410/empathy-and-altruism-are-they-selfish

A Selfish Argument for Making the World a Better Place – Egoistic Altruismhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvskMHn0sqQ

Altruism Is Selfish, And That’s Ok | Max Krasnow | TEDxCambridgeSalonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AA-q-CtIP2w

Altruism and selfishness, May 2002, Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25(2):239-50; […]

Why do hurt people hurt people?

Why Hurt People Hurt Peoplehttps://josephmattera.org/why-hurt-people-hurt-people/

Why do hurt people hurt people?https://www.quora.com/Why-do-hurt-people-hurt-people

Hurt People Hurt Peoplehttps://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/hurt-people-hurt-people

Hurt People Hurt Peoplehttps://medium.com/personal-growth/hurt-people-hurt-people-64b900b4b382

The Benefits, Costs, and Paradox of Revengehttps://web.stanford.edu/~omidf/KarinaSchumann/KarinaSchumann_Home/Publications_files/Schumann.SPPC.2010.pdf


Gamification :-)

The Super Mario Effect – Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn“Focusing on the princess and not the pits, to stick with a task and learn more”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vJRopau0g0

Positive Psychology

The three secrets of resilient people | Lucy Hone | TEDxChristchurch “aweful things happen to everyone hunt the goodness, see the positives helping or harming” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWH8N-BvhAw

Limiting Beliefs

Limiting Beliefshttp://changingminds.org/explanations/belief/limiting_beliefs.htm

How To Identify Your Limiting Beliefs And Get Rid Of Them Once And For Allhttps://medium.com/change-your-mind/how-to-identify-your-limiting-beliefs-and-get-rid-of-them-once-and-for-all-dafa4c477a9e

Limiting Beliefs: What Are They And How Can You Overcome Them?https://www.forbes.com/sites/joyburnford/2019/01/30/limiting-beliefs-what-are-they-and-how-can-you-overcome-them/#1d203a5d6303

4 Steps to Release “Limiting Beliefs” Learned From Childhoodhttps://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/focus-forgiveness/201311/4-steps-release-limiting-beliefs-learned-childhood

What is learned helplessness?https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/325355.php


What Is Forgiveness?https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/topic/forgiveness/definition

9 Steps to Forgiveness: Follow these steps […]


The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem – Nathaniel Brandenhttps://bankofnotes.wordpress.com/tag/self-esteem/

an abstract from the above link:” Self-concept is destiny. If you have a high opinion of yourself, you’re more likely to get positive emotional feedback from others which will reinforce your strong self-image; if you have a low opinion of yourself, you’re more likely […]