The Sound and Music of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

August 2, 2012

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Building snowmobiles…creativity is beautiful Tweet

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Conway’s Law

July 30, 2012

“…organizations which design systems … are constrained to produce designs which are copies of the communication structures of these organizations.” – Melvin Conway, 1968 Tweet

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Strategy Is Not a Plan

July 27, 2012

Chet Richards in ‘Certain to Win‘ provides a useful explanation of why a strategy and a plan are not the same thing…an understanding that often gets lost in the midst of heated competition. First he provides multiple definitions of strategy – below are a few of my favorites: Victory is achieved in the way of conflict by ascertaining the […]

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My Favorite Albums of 2012…So Far

June 18, 2012

I don’t often discuss my love of music here on the blog, but it’s actually a pretty big part of my life.  I love searching for up and coming bands and getting music recommendations from others, so I hope you enjoy a few of my favorite picks of the year so far (Aloe Blacc’s album […]

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Amusing Ourselves To Death

June 14, 2012

We were keeping our eye on 1984. When the year came and the prophecy didn’t, thoughtful Americans sang softly in praise of themselves. The roots of liberal democracy had held. Wherever else the terror had happened, we, at least, had not been visited by Orwellian nightmares. But we had forgotten that alongside Orwell’s dark vision, […]

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Imagine: How Creativity Works

May 3, 2012

I finally got around to reading Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer after having it recommended by multiple people, including a great review by J. Scott Shipman. As soon as I finish up my MBA (1 week left) I’ll get around to posting my own write-up.  Until then, just buy it – I’ve read […]

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PotteryPrint Update: Thank You & Looking Ahead

April 17, 2012

PotteryPrint didn’t end up making its funding goal on Kickstarter – never fun to miss the mark, but we had a ton of fun testing a new concept and received a lot of great feedback.  Thank you (really, I’m humbled) to everyone that helped us out, it made me realize how many amazing people I’m […]

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PotteryPrint Update #1: Ponoko Partnership + Campaign Update

March 18, 2012

Hey friends, below is a quick update on PotteryPrint, the project I mentioned last week.  If you haven’t back us yet we could really use your help.  Even a small donation would be greatly appreciated and help turn this idea into a reality. Click here to donate We’re excited to announce that we’re partnering with Ponoko, […]

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PotteryPrint – What I’ve Been Up To the Last Two Months

March 5, 2012

In the last two months I haven’t finished any books, I haven’t done much blogging, tweeting, Facebook-ing, gardening…all because I’ve been working on a really fun, challenging project with a few good friends, Shlok and Brian.  And now we’re finally ready to share it with the world. PotteryPrint is an iPad app that lets young kids […]

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Hello Future

February 3, 2012

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