Reflecting on Om Malik’s article “Silicon Valley Has An Empthy Problem”

​”Silicon Valley Has An Empthy Problem” It’s very hard to break free of our focus bubble, seeing the impacts of our technological creations. Whether Uber, Amazon, Bitcoin , or any of a huge number of disruptive changes. People’s lives, and livelihoods are hugely impacted. We lose sight of that at our peril.  i agree quite Read More …

Thoughts on Casey Neistat’s Vietnam Notebook

I’ve been enjoying Casey’s work for sometime now. It’s really a 2016 discovery; one I’m happy I made. I get ideas of things to film, someday, that mythical someday when I have plenty of free time.  Moleskine junky that I am, I really love what he did with his notebook. Cutting out/adding in tickets, maps, Read More …

Quote of the Day

Was just emailed this one: “Failure is the price of Legendary” ~ Robin Sharma I was thinking about these sorts of things over the long weekend. A key moment was while watching “A Chef’s Life” on PBS. Vivian (show’s main focus) was struggling with anxiety around her life. With her book deal, as well as a Read More …

A Vlog update: feeling like the Bendu from Star Wars Rebels

I’m sure everyone has noticed how polarized American society is right now. In Star Wars Rebels, there’s a great character: the Bendu. He’s neither Sith nor Jedi. He’s the one in the middle. As someone who views his politics as secondary to remaining in community, I definitely feel that I’m “the one in the middle” Read More …

Thoughts upon this evening 

​It was lovely day, by my standards, at least. Yeah, a bit wet in the morning, but the afternoon turned out nice. Well, not pouring down.  Got a walk in after lunch. Still haven’t made my 10,000 steps, though. Ah, my sedentary life! My fitbit drives me forward to a more active life. Helping me Read More …