Mental health is a big issue and concern of mine, not just for myself but for all those whom I work with and for. And, I’m glad that it’s become a bigger part of the conversation in the professional world as more people realize that it’s as important as any other type of “health” out there.
And, I’m increasingly encouraged with the continued scientific progress and growth in areas related to the brain and our ability to overcome obstacles that were once thought impossible. How quickly we can discount ourselves and others when we believe faulty science (or out-of-date perspectives).
The story of Andrew Short is very encouraging:
Continue reading “Andrew Short and Neuroplasticity”
This website (with a terrible name) is incredibly useful. I think it might be the best thing that I’ve seen on the internet so far, at least for today (and the day has just begun).
Have I Been PWNED? Check it and then go do something about it. I imagine that I’ll bookmark this site and come back to it periodically:
Continue reading “Has Your Email Address Been Compromised?”
For the past few months I’ve been traveling south from San Francisco to Palo Alto / Menlo Park to work on a few projects with friends and to connect with the venture capital firm that I’ve currently stationed with. I take the early-morning Caltrain (there are tons of options in the morning) and then head back on one of the hourly time-tables.
It’s generally a pleasant ride (even if I don’t get a seat, which is rare) and I’m able to relax, take a nap, or double-down on something I’ve been working on with very little distraction. My Karma hotspot works really well.
Continue reading “On Facetime”
Although the quality of this video could have been better the content, more importantly, is great. From the video’s blurb:
Continue reading “Storytelling, Emergence, and Growth”
Just listening to Elon talk through his perspective on the future of humanity is fascinating. I’m not a super-fan of Elon but I believe that he has the courage to pursue things against all odds and that is inspiring.
We need more people like him.
Continue reading “Elon: Building the Future”
I think I laughed too hard at this (and for too long):
Continue reading “Wally’s Inappropriate Attire”
While running a PUG (“Pickup Group”) through a mythic level dungeon in World of Warcraft the Party Leader suddenly, without prompt, shot something through party chat that may have shocked a few members of our team but didn’t surprise me one bit.
He shared, with a bunch of total strangers, that he was feeling suicidal:
Continue reading “What Made You Live?”