10,000-Year Technology

This post was co-written with Matt Sparks. Iconic science fiction author William Gibson dreams up futuristic worlds where the characters still wear denim jeans and t-shirts. While this possibility seems counterintuitive for novels set in the distant future, it’s not…

A New Approach to Problem-Solving

If we built teams and companies with people from diverse educational backgrounds, from the Humanities to the Sciences, we could solve the toughest problems we face as a society, such as climate change and gender equity. But before we can…

JG Notes: We Are Legion (We Are Bob), For We Are Many, and All These Worlds by Dennis E. Taylor

The Bobiverse Trilogy by Dennis E. Taylor includes We Are Legion (We Are Bob) (Bobiverse Book 1), For We Are Many, (Bobiverse Book 2) and All These Worlds (Bobiverse Book 3). The trilogy is a fun series, especially if you…

JG Notes: The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday

I struggled to write this post because I really wanted to say nothing but high praise and glowing remarks. However, I decided that I needed to be honest about my experience reading The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art…

The Art of Play: How to Have More Fun and Be More Creative

The other day I attended the annual Austin kite festival and had a blast. I had forgotten how much fun it was to play and honestly, what it was like to fly a kite. I forgot about the time. I…

Emerging Theme at SXSW 2019: Are We Solving for the Real Problem?

“Sometimes the deepest questions are the simplest questions.” Safi Bahcall during his SXSW 2019 presentation, LOONSHOTS: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas that Transform Industries We’ve been told that product/market fit is one of the most important steps for any…