For the last few months, I have been thinking a lot about advice. Here are some informal rules I devised to explain my thinking.
1. The tow-truck rule:... (more)
I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of serendipity. Here in Silicon Valley, the word gets thrown around a lot, usually in a magical context. Some people believe that serendipity is something that descends from the heavens to special people at special moments. Then there’s the school of thoug... (more) There is no doubt that technology is consuming our world at a rapidly accelerating pace. First, the Industrial Revolution – only a couple of centuries ago – completely transformed how we make and consume things. Then, the effect of the information revolution of the last few decades has been in a ... (more)