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Sep 26 2022:265: Adobe is buying Figma? Let's talk about it
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Sep 12 2022:264: Design education and conferences, on a budget
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Sep 5 2022:263: How we communicate async at work
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Aug 15 2022:262: What makes a good design manager
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Aug 8 2022:261: What it's like to work in six week cycles
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Aug 1 2022:260: Taking a sabbatical
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Jul 18 2022:259: Shipping a new design system!
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Jun 13 2022:258: Retaining the joy of side projects with Honest UX Talks
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May 30 2022:257: Collaboration between senior and junior designers
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May 23 2022:256: Conducting design audits
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May 16 2022:255: The pay gap between product and marketing designers
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May 9 2022:254: Is the vibe shifting in design?
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May 2 2022:E253: Setting boundaries at work
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Apr 25 2022:252: Why you should care about performance reviews
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Apr 18 2022:251: Why getting better at writing can help your design career
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Apr 11 2022:250: When starting a new job feels like you're starting from scratch
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Apr 4 2022:249: What the heck are MVPs (and how to do them well)
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Mar 28 2022:248: Monetising side projects with Sara Brunettini
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Mar 21 2022:247: Are you falling behind if you don't understand Web3?
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Mar 14 2022:246: The design interview process needs to change
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Feb 28 2022:245: We just don't get along! (Dealing with workplace conflict)
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Feb 21 2022:244: How to choose (or advocate for!) the design projects you want to work on
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Feb 14 2022:243: Tips for organizing design files
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Feb 7 2022:242: Why designers should care about business metrics
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Jan 31 2022:241: Creating a design system for the first time
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Jan 24 2022:240: The difference between junior and senior designers
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Jan 17 2022:239: Different ways to structure a design team
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Jan 10 2022:238: Setting goals for 2022
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Dec 20 2021:237: Our growth as designers in 2021
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Dec 13 2021:236 - Juggling multiple priorities at work
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Dec 6 2021:235: How does where you live impact you as a designer?
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Nov 29 2021:234: Are you ready to commit to a new side hustle?
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Nov 23 2021:233: Increasing the pace of your design process
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Nov 17 2021:232: Do you NEED to do research before you design?
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Nov 8 2021:231: Why Femke left Uber
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Nov 1 2021:230: After summer catch up
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Jun 29 2021:229: Side hustle income streams
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Jun 21 2021:228: Ways to keep learning and growing
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Jun 15 2021:227: Building self awareness
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Jun 8 2021:226: Decision making as a creative lead
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May 31 2021:225: Finding your why
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May 25 2021:224: Crafting effective case studies
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May 18 2021:223: Why focusing on your portfolio will pay off
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May 10 2021:222: Taking initiative at work
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May 3 2021:221: Building design team culture
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Apr 19 2021:220: The relationship between design and product
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Apr 13 2021:219: Daily themes to get more work done
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Apr 7 2021:218: Become a manager or stay an IC?
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Mar 27 2021:217: Why you should share your work
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Mar 15 2021:216: Taking ownership of your career growth
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Feb 23 2021:215: Running a hack day
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Feb 8 2021:214: Our daily routines
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Feb 2 2021:213: Balancing work and side projects
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Jan 28 2021:212: Inside the design hiring process
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Jan 18 2021:211: Ageism in the tech industry
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Jan 12 2021:210: Our plans for 2021
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Dec 22 2020:209: Reflecting on our careers & side hustles in 2020
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Dec 15 2020:208: Should you use a Notion doc as your portfolio?
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Dec 2 2020:207: Outsourcing work and hiring help for side projects
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Nov 23 2020:206: How to have productive meetings
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Nov 17 2020:205: How designers could use Facebook ads to get clients
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Nov 2 2020:204: Speeding up the design process
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Oct 20 2020:203: Running a design-focused Instagram
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Oct 12 2020:202: Charli gets a promotion!
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Sep 29 2020:201: Being the only designer on the team
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Sep 22 2020:200: Does using design freebies make you less of a designer?
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Sep 14 2020:199: How direct is TOO direct with feedback?
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Sep 8 2020:198: Making friends at work
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Aug 24 2020:197: Should you go to design school?
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Aug 17 2020:196: Should you have to work nights and weekends to succeed in tech?
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Aug 11 2020:195: Working with freelancers
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Aug 3 2020:194: The future of AI/ML in design
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Jul 27 2020:193: Too many meetings
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Jul 6 2020:192: How to reach out for advice
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Jun 30 2020:191: Attaching self worth to your work
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Jun 24 2020:190: Creating design processes and workflows
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Jun 15 2020:189: Why are there so few women in design leadership?
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Jun 9 2020:188: Creating and launching a digital product
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May 25 2020:187: Launching a big project
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May 19 2020:186: Design QA Process
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May 5 2020:185: Facilitating workshops with Jonathan Courtney (AJ&Smart)
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Apr 28 2020:184: Making design decisions
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Apr 21 2020:183: Design reviews and getting feedback
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Apr 14 2020:182: Starting a new side project
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Apr 6 2020:181: Getting through a motivation slump
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Mar 24 2020:180: Working from home during COVID-19
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Mar 17 2020:179: How to build your network
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Mar 9 2020:178: Performance reviews
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Feb 19 2020:177: Keeping your portfolio up to date
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Feb 11 2020:176: Tackling implementation issues between design and development
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Jan 20 2020:175: The other side of design (it's more than pushing pixels)
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Jan 13 2020:174: How to start and grow a design Youtube Channel
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Jan 6 2020:173: Setting Goals and Intentions in 2020
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Dec 11 2019:172: Fulfilling your potential
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Dec 3 2019:171: Learnings from Adobe Max
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Oct 28 2019:170: Jumping from junior to senior designer
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Oct 22 2019:169: Within Design Retreat
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Oct 8 2019:168: When your ideas aren't considered
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Sep 24 2019:167: Career progression
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Sep 17 2019:166: Having difficult conversations
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Sep 9 2019:165: Staying creative during life changes
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Jul 24 2019:164: How to get your first design job
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Jul 8 2019:163: Earning passive income
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Jul 1 2019:162: CEO and designer, Helen Tran
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Jun 11 2019:161: The project kickoff
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May 29 2019:160: Every creative feels broken inside
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May 21 2019:159: Is your portfolio a lie?
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May 13 2019:158: Job titles, are they important?
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Apr 29 2019:157: Project retrospectives
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Apr 17 2019:156: Creating effective design documentation
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Apr 9 2019:155: Done is better than perfect
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Apr 2 2019:154: Goal Setting and OKR's
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Mar 18 2019:153: Creating Design Principles
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Mar 12 2019:152: Navigating office politics
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Mar 4 2019:151: Running Design Sprints
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Feb 18 2019:150: Working with design systems
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Jan 22 2019:149: Weekly Planning
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Jan 14 2019:148: Getting the best start at a new job
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Jan 7 2019:147: Goals for 2019
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Dec 4 2018:146: Design Challenges, is it spec work?
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Nov 20 2018:145: Investing in conferences
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Nov 13 2018:144: What to look for in a manager
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Nov 6 2018:143: 3 Things we recommend right now
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Oct 29 2018:142: Iteration
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Oct 16 2018:141: Confront Conference with Zach Grosser
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Oct 8 2018:140: How to switch careers
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Oct 1 2018:139: Working with stakeholders
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Sep 18 2018:138: Salaries and bonuses
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Sep 10 2018:137: Personal brand design
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Sep 3 2018:136: Sharing unfinished work
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Aug 27 2018:135: Productivity in the workplace
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Aug 20 2018:134: Why we stopped freelancing
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Aug 13 2018:133: Becoming a hybrid
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Aug 6 2018:132: User Testing in the design process
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Jul 23 2018:131: Should you fake it till you make it?
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Jul 17 2018:130: How A/B testing can improve your design
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Jul 9 2018:129: When do you know it’s time to move on?
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Jul 3 2018:128: Making time for new side projects
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Jun 19 2018:127: User research in the design process
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Jun 11 2018:126: The rollercoaster of the creative process
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Jun 5 2018:125: Travelling for work
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May 28 2018:124: Getting content for your designs
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May 21 2018:123: The design handoff and validation process
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May 14 2018:122: Being a woman in tech
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May 7 2018:121: Trying new design tools
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Apr 30 2018:120: Our biggest flaws as designers
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Apr 23 2018:119: Setting career goals
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Apr 16 2018:118: Too many passions, not enough time
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Apr 2 2018:117: Articulating design decisions
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Mar 12 2018:116: An alternative approach to networking
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Mar 6 2018:115: Friendly competition
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Feb 26 2018:114: Creators Guilt
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Feb 13 2018:113: When to upgrade your technology
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Feb 5 2018:112: Redesigning your website
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Jan 30 2018:111: Starting an official business
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Jan 23 2018:110: Making a career shift
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Jan 15 2018:109: Getting started with making videos
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Jan 8 2018:108: Setting a monthly focus
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Dec 18 2017:107: Advice for networking
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Dec 11 2017:106: Boredom
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Dec 4 2017:105: Portfolio pieces vs just needing the money
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Nov 27 2017:104: The future of our design careers
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Nov 20 2017:103: Product launches and failures
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Nov 13 2017:102: The value of mastermind groups
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Nov 6 2017:101: Starting a new design job
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Oct 30 2017:100: Staying consistent with a side project over time
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