You’ll find quite a bit of information online with startup advice. And you’ll find people advocating for every side of any debate. Say you are raising money: Should you raise only on convertible notes? Or with a SAFE? Or with equity? Or with a cryptocurrency ICO? Or with a loan? Or not at all? Should … Continue reading The Only Actual Startup Advice: It Depends
Background I’ve tried lots of different todos and notes systems over time, and as what I’ve done has changed, the systems, tools and software has changed a lot. For our company, we use Asana for project management. However, for certain things, like discussion points for weekly 1on1s, or things to revisit on a recurring basis, … Continue reading My Current System for Todos and Meetings With People I’m Managing
It’s midterm election day tomorrow in the US, and recently I have been trying to convince people to vote. I wrote up a blog post and letter that we emailed to teachers on CodeHS, as well as created a lesson to help give people some basic information on voting. It shows people how to register … Continue reading Why vote?
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?
I recently published my top 5–10 year trends, which are: Computer Science Education Distributed Work Cryptocurrency I thought it would also be fun to write up my top 10–20 year trends. The timescales could be wildly off on all of these but these are some things I expect to start and then become big in the … Continue reading My Top 10–20 Year Trends
A young woman read a powerful poem at the Stockton Scholars launch event which I attended a couple of days ago in Stockton, CA. Her poem was about her father, who was being deported. He had moved to the country, and lived there, now having to move four times — to the US, and out, and to … Continue reading Poem at Stockton Scholars Event
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
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
What is Net Neutrality, Why it’s Important, and What Could Happen if it’s Repealed Water, Electricity, Internet It’s time to choose your monthly water bill! Would you like to buy the kitchen sink package? That’s $10/month. The shower package? That’s $15/month. The 3-sink-combo package? That’s $20/month. Luckily that is not how you pay for your water … Continue reading What’s Going on With Net Neutrality?
I’ve been living in the Mission neighborhood in SF for over 4 years now, and people are often visiting or just moving to town or just wanting to explore SF neighborhoods and looking for tips. There’s probably lots of guides and Yelp reviews out there already, but here’s a quick list of my favorite places … Continue reading Jeremy’s Guide to the Mission in San Francisco