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A Short note on grace


In different period of my life, I paid attention to different kinds of character traits. These days, it’s grace. But hadn’t always been.

Experts should curate


You ever want to learn something, and just get totally overwhelmed by the near infinite number of guides out there?

Being negatively-driven


For as long as I remember, I’ve derived much of my force of will from negativity: feeling not smart enough, watching my peers be more successful, not having gone to a famous college

Rebuilding my site in the open pt.1


I haven’t updated my personal website since late 2017 – probably the longest period ever between two redesigns. It’s held up well for over 4 years, but it’s time for a refresh.

The structure of progress in craft


There’s a lot of research on the structure of progress in science (Kuhn, Popper, Deutsch, etc.) but what about the progress of professional craft?

Design tools and design jobs


Over the last 2 decades, we went from photoshop to sketch to figma, but these are all fundamentally tools for drawing boxes. Where is the Engelbart-esque software for designers?

Bridgewater culture


Every org should try to be more like Bridgewater if they can pull it off.

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