Meetings and Communication Structures

The interesting thing about really small companies is that they like to boast about how much better they are than big companies. I did it too. When Backupify was 8 people and we never had any meetings, I talked about how cool we were and how much smarter we were than all those [...]

Why I Still Love Print Media

Reading this article about why print journalism still mattered inspired me to give my own take on this issue. Since this is a digital format, let me be short: digital media promotes breadth over depth, is less efficient to consume, and lacks the serendipitous aspects of print..
Now for the longer version. [...]

Will Talking About Tradeoffs Save Our Economy?

We live in a world of soundbites, which is unfortunate because it means the deep, rich, nuanced view that accurately reflects most significant issues in the world has been lost. Why read an in-depth analysis that requires 12 minutes of your time when you can just retweet a couple 140 character zingers on the [...]

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