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Does your manager favor in-office employees?

You might want to skip the marathon this year...

Welcome to Borderless, the newsletter for global citizens.

Every week, we handpick the best links to help you navigate the quirks of working on the internet and living across borders.


As remote work continues its march, proximity bias—when managers favor in-office employees—is a growing challenge. If you’re a remote worker, these are the strategies you need to avoid being overlooked for that next promotion.

Caroline Castrillon for Forbes


Tech startups are warning that plans to cap UK migrant visas will worsen talent shortages and stifle growth. Nearly 40% of the country’s fastest-growing companies have international founders. Will innovators leave for friendlier jurisdictions?

Kai Nicol-Schwarz and Miriam Partington for Sifted

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From cold plunges in the Adriatic to cutting-edge AI, pop-up villages like Zuzalu bring together technologists, scientists, and creatives from all over the world. These temporary gatherings are a testing ground for new social norms, community-building and governance.

Timour Kosters for At the Edge


Statistically speaking, planes are one of the safest ways to travel, but a harrowing tale of turbulence on a Singapore Airlines flight that left one passenger dead and dozens injured is raising concerns.

Tucker Reals for CBS News


Is it just us, or is everyone training for a marathon these days? Running such a long distance is a huge accomplishment, but some of the side effects (like height loss?!) are downright bizarre…

Sarah Palmer for Euro News


How did you get started as a remote worker?

🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 I've been remote for years (45%)

🟨🟨🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️ The pandemic (30%)

🟨🟨🟨⬜️⬜️⬜️ I'm still not remote :( (25%)