A friend of mine forwarded me the online job posting for a new company/store called Material, saying it was right up my alley. And so I looked, and they caught my attention with the opening lines: Dream Job Available: Entrepreneurial Bad-Ass Who Believes Work/Life Balance is a Crock Everyone talks about Work/Life balance. But they’ve [...]
Today I managed to wake up at 6AM, get out of the house, and immediately launch into project work before checking my email. Such days always feel super-productive, because by the time 10AM rolls around you’ve gotten a good chunk of work out of the way. By noon I’d not only caught up with the [...]
Still exhausted from Day 1, me and my friend Sean carpooled into Cambridge a bit later, just making the first 10AM session. I was hoping that my renewed optimism for business planning would continue, but rather than focus on exclusively on business-related topics I chose to pick sessions that were being given by people who [...]
Another year, another Podcamp Boston! Although I hadn’t planned on attending this year, I’ve been on a mission to get out of the basement office and start socializing! I used to get intimidated by these kind of conferences, but over the years I’ve been able to put aside the anxiety of not being “cool” or [...]
SUMMARY: Some personal reflections on hanging out at a very relaxed “piano karaoke” event as a non-singer.
My buddy Alen, who has been the grandmaster of the venerable Japanese toy robot site ToyboxDX for nearly as long as I’ve known him, has been slowly building an army of original character toys. His latest: a licensed Voltron: Defender of the Universe, in a diminutive 2G USB Flash Drive package
This is NOT a review, but it IS a very long unabashed rundown of my two-week experience playing Star Trek Online, a massively-multiplayer online role-playing game from Cryptic Entertainment. And yes, I did actually gain some useful insights from it.