2019-11-14: registered an llc submitted my paperwork to register an llc last night! feels good, since this was something …

2019-11-13: resting resting i’ve spent the past week mostly on the couch, since i’ve hit a kind of exhaustion that …

2019-10-18: an update for an update's sake to be honest, i am kind of annoyed with blogging. it’s messy, it’s slow to produce and …

2019-10-09: new bloggo i am now posting from micro.blog. wordpress was annoying me just because it is kind of big and …

2019-09-16: your internet home do you really need a website? do you really need a twitter account? it really depends. …

2019-09-06: recap: registration day at xoxo ahoy there. good morning. yesterday (thursday, september 5th, 2019) i arrived in portland for xoxo. …

2019-09-04: heading to portland tomorrow for xoxo fest xoxo fest (link) is a conference for people who work and live online. a handful of people i follow …

2019-09-02: slowing down on the sidewalk i once hear that some sidewalks are designed to encourage the walker to slow down and to enjoy the …

2019-08-19: personal & professional here’s a problem with the future of work: we’re all brands now. at least on social …

2019-08-05: post-mortem: my presentation at impact hub youtu.be/PO1hv7y0Z… a portion of my tech-savvy friends give talks. software developers get …

2019-07-29: decentralized, software-enabled, and independent this past week i interviewed sahil lavingia, the ceo of gumroad (an online selling platform). he …

2019-07-20: my friends inspire me perry is a co-worker of mine. he’s in his twenties, and makes a living doing cafe maintenance. …

2019-07-17: building a car as it is moving this week i’ve released a couple experiments. one is web app, one is a video essay. neither is …

2019-07-10: books books books youtu.be/tjNxy8WZf… here is the aforementioned vloggo, in which i discuss two books that i …

2019-07-08: vlogging is hard yesterday i made an attempt at producing a video essay. it is not as easy as creators make it seem. …

2019-07-07: i'm baaack i’m back in seattle and a lot has changed. for one, my boss got fired at my day job. i liked …

2019-07-04: i revamped my linkedin i don’t care for linkedin. but i know i need it if i am going to get the career that i want. …

2019-06-27: i'm on vacation or, rather, i’ve been on vacation for the past two weeks. it’s been relaxing, wholesome, …

2019-05-31: ask youtu.be/HkSUazeI2… “how did I get an interview with kurt cobain? I ASKED.” …

2019-05-30: tired today i’m pretty tired. i did a bunch of ‘productive stuff’ yesterday. now, …

2019-05-29: i am new to video games my friend lito got me a game called “the witness”. it’s a series of puzzles that …

2019-05-28: why do i live in an expensive city? seattle is not cheap. lunch, on average, costs $15 downtown. coffee costs $4. rent is a whole …

2019-05-27: fundraise with me as we saw yesterday, writing is fun, but it doesn’t pay very much. it’s a little bit of …

2019-05-26: let's talk writing doesn’t pay very much, but we do it anyway. art doesn’t pay very much, but we do …

2019-05-25: believe in your friends here’s a link to one of my favorite this american life episodes. it’s about a blind …

2019-05-24: you're dope negative self-talk is destructive. “i suck” “i’m not good enough” …

2019-05-23: overthinking it i am prone to overthinking, and sometimes it feels like both a strength and a weakness. overthinking …

2019-05-22: invent your job we are living in a world of accelerating change. technology, careers, and strategies become obsolete …

2019-05-21: reading isn't enough i just read this article that my friend lito sent me. its thesis is that books and lectures …

2019-05-20: websites - who really needs them? i have a vendetta against the personal website. i have one (it’s not this one) and i’m …

2019-05-19: it's interview day! hullo folks! as you may know, i work with videographer jaron nix to produce a weekly video/podcast …

2019-05-18: cool directory to continue on yesterday’s post on focused play, i also have made it a point to just dig deep …

2019-05-17: toolbox / sandbox right now i am using glitch, a website that allows its users to try out and edit small programming …

2019-05-16: toys and patience i had a good weekend! interviewed seattle toymakers marnin-saylor, which will be up on youtube and …

2019-05-15: discouraged? me too every project has its setbacks. the path is never linear, and success is not clearly defined nor …

2019-05-14: chey is encouraging me to vlog chey, a vlogger, has shown me so many incredible videos of people being themselves on youtube. it …

2019-05-13: a time for me “fridays were the days i would set aside for me,” says cordero core in our most recent …

2019-05-12: twitch hypothesis i recently started streaming on twitch. this is a messy platform that reminds me of myspace, since …

2019-05-11: the alligator wrestler i spoke with coredero core on our podcast the orbit. cordero has tried a little bit of everything, …

2019-05-10: tired all the time? rest our world is engineered to keep us engaged as much as possible. our phones, jobs, and friends demand …

2019-05-09: personal can be professional i believe that being genuine is incredibly important in business. we are all too familiar with the …

2019-05-08: going in the opposite direction sometimes i get so bent on being productive, i forget that there are benefits of slowing down and …

2019-05-07: you don't have to understand it all immediately i just watched this talk by programming speaker gary bernhardt and didn’t understand a lot of …

2019-05-06: sometimes i think in echoes it’s easy to think that our brains work like books - everything written out in a linear …

2019-05-05: what is the best way to curate content? “curation” is a big buzzword on my mind right now - since we are drowning in …

2019-05-04: ask a question i’m curious what challenges, setbacks, and struggle you are facing. as entrepreneurial folk, …

2019-05-03: finding time finding time to do the thing you love is incredibly difficult. a lot of us simply don’t have a …

2019-05-02: you're already good at something a lot of us are trying to learn a new skill set: programming, budgeting, waking up on time, drinking …

2019-05-01: generative vs. non-generative systems i’m currently reading “the future of the internet and how to stop it” by harvard …

2019-04-30: get sophisticated clients i was lucky enough to talk to a media consultant this past week. she makes a living studying the …

2019-04-29: i changed my day job this week, i had my last shift at a day job that required a lot of mental energy. i got another gig, …

2019-04-28: agility is a superpower in joi ito’s book “whiplash”, he states that in a changing world, agility triumphs …

2019-04-27: idea: curators or internet librarians there are some people i trust for recommendations on the internet. since search results are …

2019-04-26: suggestion: read some joi ito i am really into joi ito’s book “whiplash”. i mention it to all of my friends, and …

2019-04-25: "prototyping" is a fancy word for testing i know i fall into this trap: i think a lot about an idea and don’t do anything about it. if …

2019-04-24: being a tourist this week, cheyenne and i were tourists in our own city! we went to the seattle aquarium, the …

2019-04-23: what is information for? there is too much information out there, far too much than we need on a day to day basis. i used to …

2019-04-22: good job “productivity” sucks, because the culture around it encourages us to maximize what we …

2019-04-21: honor your body's intelligence for the past couple days, i have been trying to be better at listening to my body. if i sit in front …

2019-04-20: your big break today i had a big break, and it would have meant nothing if i hadn’t had been working on my …

2019-04-19: what can be reasonably expected of one person a lot of my friends are trying to run a business on their own. the tools available allow them to do …

2019-04-18: patience is not my strong suit i want things to happen very quickly, and unfortunately that’s an unrealistic expectation. so, …

2019-04-17: instagram matters instagram is a little portfolio. it could be of your life, your art, your shop, your products, or …

2019-04-16: a little bit of perspective every day, we have the power to choose how we look at things. our perspective has the strongest …

2019-04-15: a little bit of soul there are some large companies that are able to communicate “soul” really well. in a …

2019-04-14: i love my cat i take a lot of photos of my cat, and it’s kind of embarrassing. i used to be the kind of …

2019-04-13: my mission is to define the future of work we all know 9-5 does not make sense, and my question is where we are headed next. what’s wild …

2019-04-12: the informal vs. the formal job market the formal job market is posted online and has a series of clearly defined hoops to jump through in …

2019-04-11: the time of day matters people are different, and the way people work varies as a result. i am a morning person, my …

2019-04-10: a little bit of discipline you may be trying to get your shit together. i know that at least for me, i try to solve all my …

2019-04-09: orbits in project management if you’re like me, you have a ton of ideas an prototypes in the works. it’s very …

2019-04-08: develop a system a system is a set of working parts. you are part of many systems, and you also have systems in …

2019-04-06: my phoenix problem i’m into re-invention, but maybe a little bit too much. i throw my all into a project and then …

2019-04-06: finding your professors we are very lucky that we have the opportunity to follow very smart people on twitter. we can follow …

2019-04-06: the things i care about writing has been difficult because i’ve been trying to make money instead of thinking about …