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DPL Reading List – August 30, 2019

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| August 30, 2019 | in

Each Friday, we share a curated list of articles we found during the past week. Here’s the list of the new and interesting ones we found this week. If there’s an article we’d didn’t include and you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.

10 books that CEOs keep returning to, over and over again – Check out which books leaders continue to keep close at hand.

Beautiful Examples of Anime UI – An interesting look at UIs in classic anime and their relevance to UX design.

Why Filler Words Like “Um” and “Ah” Are Actually Useful – We’re usually taught that filler words are just lazy speech. But when they’re used sparingly, they can serve a purpose.

Why You Need a Password Manager. Yes, You. – Password reuse is one of the best ways to open yourself up to hackers. And as we rely on more services and have more passwords, having a secure place to manage them all has become essential.

The most exciting thing about the 2020 Games might be the robots – From electric cars to autonomous people movers to “Mascot” robots, the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo is going to look like something right out of science fiction.

Protocol used by 630,000 devices can be abused for devastating DDoS attacks – Security researchers warn that the WS-Discovery protocol is being used in executing massive DDoS attacks. While attacks using this protocol are limited, the sheer number of devices using it will make it a prime target for botnet operators.

How Microsoft Builds a Sense of Community Among 144,000 Employees – A look at how Microsoft is keeping the worldwide team connected as CEO Satya Nadella and his team experiment with digital tools. This article lists some of the practical strategies they rely on to build community and create a connection between employees and leaders.