How Attacking Racial Political Identities Perpetuates White Supremacy

“Being black should not influence a political view,” reads one prompt in Jubilee’s “Black Liberals vs Black Conservatives” video. All three conservative...

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How to Innovate and Create a Culture of Innovation

The CEO of a startup I worked for as a Product Manager asked me for one last contribution in the last week of my job: a write-up on how to make the team ...

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The Sync Gap: How to Be Creative in Conversation, Writing, and Work

A week ago, I had an amazing conversation with Brennan and a few others at Edyfi. You know the type: it went on for hours, flowing powerfully from Taleb’...

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Culture Is the Key to Sustainable Motivation

Brennan struggles to turn his beautiful tangles of thoughts into writing. Why? we inquire. Brennan expresses his admiration for my drive to just do – I ...

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mental health

I didn’t understand mental health until this year. My parents didn’t teach me about mental health. I haven’t thought too much about the roots of their p...

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David Hume, the radical empiricist who knocked on Existentialism's door

Physical space doesn’t exist; it is only a construct of the mind, created out of experience. Time doesn’t exist either. It is also a construct of the mi...

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What Does It Mean to Be Good at Something? A Framework for Excellence, Ft. Jeff Bezos and Ira Glass

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The most important step in web design happens before you push a single pixel

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CSS is an art, and it's dying. A reflection on CSS and JS frameworks and the evolution of CSS

I’ve been working through the serverless-stack.com tutorial. It’s awesome, teaching you how to set up an AWS backend, React front-end, and now is going t...

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The Only Thing A Graphic Designer Needs to Know

or, How To Break Through And Create Amazing Graphics / or, intuition derived from my jank design journey that many designer friends don’t have / or, Gesa...

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Thoughts on Ben Platt, Excellence, and Running

I: Ben Platt Yesterday, I read this New York Times feature on “Dear Evan Hansen” star Ben Platt. It discusses Platt’s background immersed in musical the...

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