Archive for February, 2012

Culture, Data, Networks, People February 23, 2012 1 Comment

I gave a talk a few nights ago, Data, Networks, Culture, Data – or How to be a total baller when it comes to executing on ideas.  The talk analyzed when I felt like I was making something people wanted and the four common themes in all of those situations: Data, Culture, Networks, People (my [...]

Grok it, Rock it, Drop it February 20, 2012 3 Comments

Quickly evaluating ways to simplify your problem space is an essential problem solving skill.1  However, this is extremely difficult to do in fields where possible solutions are rapidly growing (like software).  To overcome this, I present Grok It, Rock It, Drop It. The goal is simple: Continually be learning something new.  Experiment and explore the [...]