NYC Subway Infrastracture

I'm fascinated with New York's subway lines. When I lived in Brooklyn, I was never not amazed at the logistics and complexities of the infrastructure that runs the city. I love learning about the history of transit systems, and this…

Beginner's Mind

I love this article in The New York Times, (It's Great to) Suck at Something. "If we accept our failures and persevere nonetheless, we might provide a respite from the imperative to succeed and instead find acceptance in trying.…

What’s in my Bag in 2017

As part of a new yearly tradition, I am going to take inventory of what I carry around in my bag. I have my bag with me almost everywhere I go. As rare as it sounds for someone living in…

Jeff Bezos's Annual Letter: Disagree and Commit

Jeff Bezos's Annual Letter is a must read. It's up there with Warren Buffet's Annual Letters as something I look forward to reading every year. I highly recommend taking the 5 minutes to read it, especially if you work in…

Wildflowers

I took the day off work yesterday and hiked in the Malibu hills. The wildflowers were even more spectacular than anticipated. The yellows, whites, reds, purples, oranges, and greens were simply amazing. California, you win.…

5 Things

Here are five things that made me pause over the last week or so. The $27B+ Open Source Software Paradox by Joseph Jacks, Svtble. Exclusive: How to Break Up the Silicon Valley Boys’ Club by Susan Wojciki, Vanity Fair. It's…