Better to Get a Half-Baked Blog Idea on the Internet or Not to Write it at all?

Here’s a quick blog thought question: Is it better to get a half-baked idea written up and published on a blog/on the internet or not to publish it at all? Initially it might seem that if you have some half-baked idea it does not make sense to write it up since things on the internet … Continue reading Better to Get a Half-Baked Blog Idea on the Internet or Not to Write it at all?

#FreeIdeas for Twitter — Build in Sources as a Native Feature for Tweets

Twitter is a cool technology tool, but it has a lot of bad things. One of those bad things is the ease with which one can spread misinformation. Twitter should build in source links as a native feature to tweets to help promote better sourcing and reduce the viral spread of fake news. Twitter should … Continue reading #FreeIdeas for Twitter — Build in Sources as a Native Feature for Tweets

My Top Three 5–10 Year Trends of 2017

1. Computer Science Education 2. Distributed Work 3. Cryptocurrency/Blockchain These are three of the trends I think will continue to really emerge in the next five years. They are already here — but mostly all on the fringes, even if they have received some attention. 1. Computer Science Education We’re all in on this one at CodeHS — the top … Continue reading My Top Three 5–10 Year Trends of 2017

#FreeIdeas For Lyft

Inspiration for this post to David Havens — read his post here: Ideas for Lyft on the Occasion of Receiving One Billion Dollars I’m inspired by the opportunity for creativity that Lyft finds itself in. Here are some ideas that I think could be fun…medium.com So it turns out that many of the people running big companies or … Continue reading #FreeIdeas For Lyft

Hello World for JavaScript with npm modules in the browser

Ok. So when I started writing JavaScript the world was a very simple place. You’d just open up a html file, write a JavaScript tag, and them boom — you are running JavaScript. <script> console.log(“Hello!”); </script> We’ll things have changed. I haven’t programmed JavaScript regularly in the last few years and I feel like a JavaScript Rip … Continue reading Hello World for JavaScript with npm modules in the browser