When we are in doubt, let’s be kind.When we can afford to, let’s be generous.When we encounter anger or fear, let’s show compassion.A kind, generous, compassionate disposition is also kind, generous and compassionate towards itself. Let’s take care of ourselves by taking care of each other when we can.
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)”
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”
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”
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”
I want to share with everyone that I recently decided to move on from SunFunder. I will miss the people I worked with but I am also very excited about what lies ahead for me and for SunFunder and I look forward to seeing its super talented team continue to kick ass. I joined Ryan andContinue reading “Moving on from SunFunder”
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”
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”
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”
I was recently interviewed on what I have learned managing our globally remote team at SunFunder. It was a very interesting conversation. You can listen to it here.