Music as Programming

I used to treat music as a consumption good. (Unless I was making it, then it…


The Delicate Art of Listening but not Listening

"If I asked people what they wanted, the would've said a faster horse." --…


What Intelligence and Insanity Have in Common

The brain's ability to make connections. There are many forms of…


Proof of Work in Career Launch

This is a sort of nerdy way to frame the career launch process, but now that…


The Danger Lies in the Gimmes

The Golden State Warriors are one of the greatest teams in the history of the…


What If You Killed the What-Ifs?

I was talking to a friend this morning who was in a bad place. He'd forgotten…


Vacations

I've never been a big fan of vacations. I enjoy seeing new places and having…


A Few Old Bars

Just found this in a Dropbox folder from a few years ago. I gave myself a…


Love Your Company and Others Will Too

I read a lot of job postings. Most of them suck. No wonder talented young…


If You Want Clear Thinking, Get Money Involved

I talk to so many young people who cannot think clearly about life decisions.……