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Simple, Accessible Notes

Posted in Apps, Work

Taking notes on a computer should be the most basic of functionalities: throw up a window that can accept text input, and save the text to a file. Optionally, sync these notes to the cloud, …

Using Disruption Precisely

Posted in Learning, Startups

This is yet another awesome a16z podcast: Holy Non Sequiturs, Batman! — What Disruption Theory Is … and Isn’t Basically, one of the consultants that actually studied the original theory of disruption is clarifying exactly …

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Review: The Dark Forest

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The Dark Forest is the second book in the sci-fi trilogy The Three Body Problem. I had previously reviewed the first book, so skip this post if you don’t want to be spoiled, or at …

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A Weighted Decision List

Posted in Thoughts

Sometimes I’m analytical to a fault. Take the traditional pros-cons list. I like the idea, in that listing out the goods and bads of a singular item should make for a more quantified, analytical position. …

Cross-Posting to Medium

Posted in Blog

I’ve enabled the new WordPress plugin that cross-posts my blog to my Medium profile. It’s my latest attempt to advance my understanding of online publishing and the economics of writing. Previously, I had tried to …

Geolocated Breadcrumbs

Posted in Computing, Services

There’s an under-appreciated feature in iOS9 that reports on the amount of battery used by app over the last week or so. Casually browsing the list one evening, I noticed that the Moves app – …