Co-founder of Console.xyz. Adjunct Prof at Columbia University Business School.
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The Problem with the Catcalling Video: I’m Not A Douchebag
You’ve probably seen the video of over 100 men catcalling one woman as she walked around NYC for ten hours? This video does a...
November 4, 2014
1 min read
Information is everywhere, but knowledge moves one person at a time.
A few weeks ago 400,000 people marched the street’s of New York City at the People’s Climate March. That morning it was hard for...
October 20, 2014
52 sec read
What Camera Do We Use for Hacker News Nation?
Quite often we get asked “What camera do you use?” Here’s a rundown of our equipment. This is the basic setup that we use...
January 22, 2014
42 sec read
An Interview with Paul Graham: Hackers & Painters 10 Years Later
When Hackers & Painters came out in 2003… hacking was not cool. Computer science was not cool. Having a startup was not cool. That...
December 30, 2013
4 min read
The 51% Rule
I have a friend who is a professional gambler. Horse racing. Yes, you read that correctly, he makes his living… betting on horses. So,...
February 25, 2013
55 sec read
Stripe API Payment Tutorial with General Assembly
I love Stripe. They have an awesome API that handles payment processing for Websites. And it’s super easy to get started using it. Saikat...
December 13, 2012
35 sec read
The Sound of Songwriting: with Travis Morrison of The Dismemberment Plan
“There’s this great quote by Stravinsky: If you can copy, you can do,” Travis Morrison tells me. He’s full of poignant quotes like this...
July 9, 2011
8 min read
The Sound of Songwriting: with Keller Williams
“I’m a music lover first, musician second, and songwriter third”, Keller Williams admits. He pauses for a moment continues, “Yeah, that statement says it...
July 1, 2011
7 min read
The Sound of Songwriting: with Sherrie Dupree & Stacey Dupree of Eisley
Poet Rainer Marie Rilke gives a young poet the following piece of writing advice: “There is only one way: Go within. Then draw near...
May 29, 2011
8 min read
The Sound of Songwriting: with Caroline Polachek of Chairlift
Caroline Polachek imagines each of her songs as if it was an excerpt from a film. Behind the music there is a fictional world...
April 17, 2011
8 min read
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