Start-Up Cycle

Day 21 – October 22nd After living in the bay area of California, it can seem like there are successful startups around every corner. Indeed, as many of my reader know, I am bootstrapping one myself that solves a tangible and meaningful problem. I promise I will go public about that soon, but until then,... Continue Reading →

End of Aging

Day 20 - October 21st I'm still on a work trip to the West Coast, but I came across the newest Kurzgesagt - In a Nutshell video on Aging. Watch it below: Isn't it fantastic? Framing a scientific topic using the lens of philosophy and morality is an amazing way to communicate the full implications of... Continue Reading →

A distraction a day

Day 19 - October 20th "If you want to go after General Kelly, that is up to you. If you want to get into a debate with a four-star Marine general, I think that is something highly inappropriate." This is what White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said during her daily press briefing on Friday.... Continue Reading →

Michigan Internet Trouble

Day 18 – October 19th A few days after writing about Michigan and a day after writing about the FCC's newest roadmap to dismantle net neutrality, my state has garnered unwanted attention because of a terrible bill championed by Michigan Freshman Representative Michele Hoitenga. The bill, likely written by ISPs, tries to prevent communities from... Continue Reading →

FCC votes on Net Neutrality

Day 17 - October 18th Another day, another way to screw over American consumers, am I right? Ajit Pai, the current chairman of the FCC and former Verizon lawyer (what, conflict of interest...what is that?!) is expected to circulate the text of his rule and announce a vote to undercut net neutrality in this country... Continue Reading →

#MeToo

Day 16 - October 17th Today has been a day of travel for me, so this post is going to be abbreviated. Last Sunday, actress Alyssa Milano used her Twitter account to encourage women to tweet the words #MeToo if they have ever experienced sexually harassment or assault. In the past 24 hours, the hashtag... Continue Reading →

Stranger Trailers

Day 15 – October 16th So far on this site I've spoken a lot about deep personal and societal issues, technology and business news, and one-off subjects that I think need to be written about and shared. I've written about those topics because I feel like they represent my interests well, while still allowing me... Continue Reading →

Michigan Tour – A night in Metro Detroit

Day 14 - October 15th Last night I was in Detroit for the 3rd annual Gigs for Digs charity event to raise money for Humble Design - a non-profit that helps families transition out of homeless shelters by providing furnishings and design services. Humble Design does great work, starting with identifying families that are emerging... Continue Reading →

ACA in Action

Day 13 - October 14th On Thursday night, the Trump administration immediately stopped supporting the cost-sharing subsidies that the Obama administration started to reimburse insurance companies for reducing the deductibles and co-pays of low-income ACA (Obamacare) participants. What this means is that by law, insurance companies are required to offer reduced deductibles and co-pays to... Continue Reading →

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