it’s often the smaller private moments amongst friends that put smiles on faces: birthdays, long-overdue catch-ups, watching a movie long-distance, making plans for the weekend, or just hanging out on a Thursday night.”

There are over 700k rooms opened every day on Clubhouse. Yes, that includes the big moments you see in the news — but it’s also lots of lovely, small rooms between friends.”

When you see your friends roaming the hallways on Clubhouse and want to start a casual conversation, all you have to do is Wave at them — just like in real life.”

Say hello to waves

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Surprise hills are (usually) not the surprises we want.”

But hills are great when that’s what we’re looking for. That’s why route planning is great”

Love Hills? Hate them?

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may work with hundreds of thousands of files in the same format — which can be unwieldy to scale to a searchable system”

File not found

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When picking up an order, the customer needs to find the right place to park, but each store has a different set up — some have dedicated pickup parking spots, and others have a curbside pickup lane. Sometimes the parking spots are taken — and sometimes the instruction signs are unclear or hard to find.”

Bringing Instacart Pickup to life

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send short recordings to colleagues instead of scheduling lengthy meetings”

the recordings could replace video meetings that forces attendees to find time in their calendars — a challenge exacerbated by remote workers who may work across different time zones, or those with flexible schedules.”

Slack clips

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The Great Mismatch

…people don’t have the right skills, or at least the skills employers say they’re looking for.”

Other jobs are undesirable — they offer bad pay or an unpredictable schedule, or just don’t feel worth it to unemployed workers.”

In some cases, there are a host of perfectly acceptable candidates and jobs out there, but for a multitude of reasons, they’re just not being matched.”

they were not finding the right jobs to apply for.”

It’s taking longer to hire people.”

Corporate hiring practices can be convoluted and too reliant on machines.”

Job seekers say employers are unresponsive.”

Meanwhile, for candidates, the entire process is a black box.”

It was hard to tell if recruiters who reached out about jobs were serious.”

they’ve also made it super easy for those résumés to never be seen.”

This system is also not good at understanding what a person might have the potential to do.”

Candidates who are great fits for 90 percent of the job are screened out because they’re not perfect for the other 10 percent.”

Recruiters are so inundated with résumés flowing in online that they only look at the first few”

Why everybody’s hiring but nobody’s getting hired

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