Encounters

  • Ambient Coworking Chat on Discord

    August 26, 2016

    For the past three weeks I’ve been livestreaming a 15m project push on YouTube so I could have an...

  • Taiwan Trip Update for May 16, 2016

    May 17, 2016

    Wow, I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since I’ve arrived in history-steeped Taichung, Taiwan. I had thought I...

  • Bowler Hats and Bingo Balls

    December 16, 2015

    A few days ago I was talking to some people in the video game community, and was complaining about...

  • “Coding for Charity” at New England GiveCamp

    April 9, 2014

    This past April 4-6 saw me pitching a new tent in the hallways of the Microsoft NERD Center near...

  • Breaking Out of Thought Loops

    November 8, 2013

    At this very moment, which is 8:40PM on a Friday night, I am hungry. For food. However, having had...

  • Me? AD/HD?

    August 26, 2013

    Last week I received a fascinating email from long-time reader Dr. Heather Brannon, a family medicine physician who has...

  • “Inner Voices” on Radiolab

    June 28, 2013

    I sometimes wonder if all the writing, reflection, and reframing I do is hinders or helps; the Radiolab episode...

  • Family Visits and Notebooks

    April 26, 2013

    It’s been a pretty crazy month. After finishing up the exhausting “month of marketing”, I launched into a couple...

  • PSA: New England Give Camp Applications for Non-Profits due by Mar 13

    March 7, 2013

    Are you a New England Non-profit looking for some friendly tech, design, and marketing help from generous volunteers in...

  • On Facial Pampering

    September 24, 2012

    Since 2005, I’ve been driving to Danvers, Massachusetts to get my hair cut. It’s an hour drive each way,...

  • Adventures in Freelancing: Recap of Recent Work

    July 30, 2012

    Whew! I’ve been deeply immersed in refreshing a museum exhibit, Take A Stand at the Illinois Holocaust Museum in...

  • Tribal Weekend

    May 15, 2012

    It’s been a busy couple of weekends, and I was determined (or rather, hopeful) that I wouldn’t go crazy....