I strive to understand the present state of the world and explore new facets of life without prejudice or agenda. My blog follows my pursuit of this goal and my manifesto.
You'll get a weekly digest of my blog posts as well as a monthly newsletter covering my current projects.
Published: Jan 20, 2020
A reflection of how I changed last year (v26) and an outline for how I'd like to change this year (v27). This is my self-administered annual review, similar to what most people do on the new year, but scheduled on my birthday instead.
Published: Jan 15, 2020
I'm a fan of trying things out for a month to see how they fit into my life and benefit me. At the end of November, I started a 30-day sprint of daily blogging inspired by the daily blog of Fred Wilson from AVC, which I enjoy following...
Published: Dec 23, 2019
This is less of a blog post and more of an announcement. My wife, dog, and I are moving to Europe for a year starting in October 2020! We're obviously extremely excited for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I plan to write about it often both leading up to and during our adventure...
Published: Dec 22, 2019
While there's no doubt inequality exists both locally and globally, I think it's important to remind ourselves that there's never been a better time to be alive. The majority of people living in first-world countries have a higher standard of living today than Rockafeller (the richest person in history) did just a century ago...
Published: Dec 21, 2019
There's a lot of fear in the air around automation with robotics, software, and AI. People are worried they'll lose their jobs, and they're probably right. In the words of Bob Dylan, the times are a-changin'. Well, times are always changing...
Published: Dec 20, 2019
Legacy is a word that invokes connotations of rich, white guys stamping their name on a hospital wings or seeking power and wealth so they can end up in the history books. To me, this is not what defines legacy...
Published: Dec 19, 2019 in Beating Vegas
Our models at the time of writing are correctly predicting outcomes against the spread around 60% of the time. Overall, we're happy with this iteration of our modeling efforts. We're highly confident it's better than guessing, but it's still difficult to determine whether or not the win rate is high enough and with low enough variance to beat vegas...