November 15, 2015

On Taking Action

Many years ago I started reading and taking advice from a dating guru. One of the most important things I got out of the material was […]
November 8, 2015

Next Generation Productivity

Computers have a long history of replacing the work of humans.  Before mainframes large businesses would have armies of people with punch calculators to do the […]
November 8, 2015

Renting vs Buying a House

Over the past week I put an hour into an economic simulation. I wanted to forecast out a potential situation where you buy a house or […]
October 31, 2015

The Bots Are Coming

Slack is the fastest growing startup in history, and it is starting to drive a new kind of interface for users to make things happen within […]
October 31, 2015

IoT on the Star Ship Enterprise

Continuing on with my Star Trek binge watching, I was inspired to tie together some ideas that I’m currently working on, and have been reading more […]
October 26, 2015

Star Trek Future

Gene Roddenberry, the creator of Star Trek, based his vision on the premise that science and technology will ultimately save us from all of our basic […]
October 24, 2015

Productivity of higher level languages

I recently had an experience where I was given the same programming problem as a handful of other software developers.  My advantage was that I was […]
October 18, 2015

Is The Martian A New Genre?

I recently finished reading The Martian by Andy Weir.  Two things were striking.  First, it was a great story and one of the best fiction books […]
October 14, 2015


Productivity is closely related to skills and talent so it’s been something that I have a keen interested in.  The actions you take to get better […]