Idea: Government NPS (Net Promoter Score) Would you recommend this government to a friend? Here’s a random idea. NPS (Net Promoter Score) is used by many different companies to evaluate the customer experience. The essential question to calculate a Net Promoter Score is: On a scale of 0 to 10, how likely is it that you would … Continue reading Idea: Government NPS (Net Promoter Score)
I’ve had lots of small and large coding projects I’ve done over the last 10+ years. Those projects are here: https://thekeesh.com/projectlist/ The issue is, almost all of the projects break over time if they aren’t maintained. They suffer from “bit rot,” where they just degrade over time. This happens for a number of reasons, but software changes, … Continue reading How do you keep personal coding projects working over long periods of time without maintenance?
I’ve felt for a while the main story with US elections is voter turnout, and that reflects the trend that apathy is the biggest factor in who wins and loses elections. I think the most effective thing to do now is to get people to sign up and commit to voting. I’ve written about that … Continue reading 2020 Get Out the Vote Starts Now, and other Thoughts on Voter Turnout
Dropbox drops support of their desktop application for older operating systems, which I think is a really bad user experience and undermines their entire value proposition. I recently saw this first hand and I’ll explain why I think this is a bad product management decision. I like Dropbox but really think they messed this one … Continue reading Dropbox End of Support for Mac OS 10.7 Undermines Their Entire Value Proposition
I have been traveling on a lot more flights these days, and for me, air travel has been increasingly unpleasant. I think I used to enjoy it more, but now I’m not as much of a fan. But since I am still on a planes a good amount, I’ve tried to do random little things … Continue reading Random Air Travel Tips and Thoughts
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