Design Book Dive

Last year, I dedicated a few weeks to a focused poker study. During this period I exclusively consumed books, articles, and podcasts about poker. I dropped all other topics until I felt I’d leveled up in the game. This full-immersion learning in just one topic lead to some of my fastest learning outside of school […]

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Be Brave With Your Data

A year ago I gained 20 pounds in a few short weeks. My friends noticed. My parents noticed. My 8-year-old brother noticed. You know who didn’t notice? Fitbit. Why should Fitbit notice? I paid them to. $129.95 plus shipping for the Fitbit Aria scale. I used it almost every day for two years. It knew […]

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One Million Hours

I was in an interaction design course when I discovered a million hours of manpower going to waste. I was working on a class project designing a traffic controller dashboard when I read the story of Jenny, a girl who died because the patient tracking software used by her hospital was too confusing for her nurses […]

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