Latest posts

Being negatively driven

08/08/20

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

07/25/20

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

06/03/20

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

02/25/20

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

01/27/20

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

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