A quick guide to buying some zCash (ZEC)

If you have decided you want to buy some zCash but don’t know how to go about doing it, here’s some help. It’s a little complicated to do as of now (May 2017) given that it’s a fairly new currency. There are many different ways to do this, what I have here is just oneContinue reading “A quick guide to buying some zCash (ZEC)”

Some things we can do to work together as a society

We can respect each other as humans and still call out behaviors and actions we disagree with. If we let egos get in the way we stop listening to each other. We can acknowledge the good we see in each other. Positive reinforcement is the only sustainable way of influencing behaviors and opinions. We canContinue reading “Some things we can do to work together as a society”

How I saw Santa, a White reindeer & the Northern Lights on Christmas Day

I didn’t plan this. It kinda just unfurled as I flowed through the small decisions I was making. But three things happened to me on Christmas Day 2014 that made it absolutely magical: I visited the Real Santa in his village under the Arctic Circle in Finland I had a highway encounter with a whiteContinue reading “How I saw Santa, a White reindeer & the Northern Lights on Christmas Day”

Understanding why people love Obama but hate Clinton

I am trying to understand the factors behind why people love Obama but hate Clinton. Writing this while on the go so please feel free to share corrections/feedback. The most recent net favorability ratings are: Obama is +8% [44% unfavorable, 52% favorable]. Clinton is -10% [53% unfavorable, 43% favorable]. Trump is -26% [61% unfavorable, 35%Continue reading “Understanding why people love Obama but hate Clinton”

How to see through our disagreements

We humans are wonderful, kind and loving creatures. All of us have some selfish needs and we all know that by working together we are able to achieve what’s best for all of us. We all understand right and wrong and all the shades of grey in between. We all want the same things forContinue reading “How to see through our disagreements”

My drone pic of a solar farm in Rwanda featured in the USAID Act on Climate Calendar 2016

So Audrey Desiderato and I happened to be in Kigali in Rwanda. And we had a drone. We asked around to see if anyone knew of a solar installation that would look good from the air. And someone connected us with the first utility scale solar project in E Africa! This is the very firstContinue reading “My drone pic of a solar farm in Rwanda featured in the USAID Act on Climate Calendar 2016”

Training Neural Networks to Design TypeFaces

The next 10yrs are going to disrupt a lot more things than anyone can imagine. Design already needs to use AI to keep up with the exploding contexts and use cases they find themselves designing for. This is an example of how previously career jobs are getting replaced with neural networks that can learn allContinue reading “Training Neural Networks to Design TypeFaces”