Subjects under the influence of power, he found in studies spanning two decades, acted as if they had suffered a traumatic brain injury—becoming more impulsive, less risk-aware, and, crucially, less adept at seeing things from other people’s point of view.
This would bolster some of the current narratives but I’m going to give it some more thought.
Continue reading “Power Paradox”
This oral history of Crash Bandicoot is so good. This was a huge part of my youth and a big part of my own personal video game story.
If this was part of your childhood then you need to read this.
I love the most recent episode called “Hack Away the Unessentials” via the Bruce Lee Podcast. I love this thought:
Avoid the superficial, penetrate the complex, go to the heart of the problem, and pinpoint the key factors.
Continue reading “Avoid the Superficial”
We need to talk more candidly about the problems within our professional world, not just the tech industry that’s been getting a lot of attention recently but in all markets, in all industries, and in all types of businesses where there are women and men.
Essentially, everywhere. We need to create more open dialogue and better reporting. We need greater courage and leadership from everyone (and especially those in official leadership positions).
Continue reading “Sexual Harassment”
Sometimes the best advice is also the most simple. Well, if I’m to be honest, any complex piece of advice is probably bad and too complicated for its own good.
I think of the many times that I’ve met with my own coaches and mentors and although the situations and circumstances may have been fairly labyrinthine it all could be boiled down into making a series of simple decisions that ultimately was able to draw out deep and wide outcomes.
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My brother has been actively investing and researching cryptocurrency and is quickly becoming a relative expert on the subject, especially compared to myself.
He’s gone one step further and, as I’ve shared in the past, launched a new YouTube channel to educate folks on these types of things. Honestly? I’m learning a ton and it really is in digestible chunks that I can listen to on the go.
Continue reading “Cryptocurrency Newsletter”
I don’t always end up liking the original domain names that I purchase and very few last the test of time. The most obvious long-lasting domains that I have are actually this blog (http://john.do) and my proper name URL, among others.
What I mean is that I get bored easily, even with the domains that I purchase for indie projects, and I don’t often re-up the yearly fee to keep a lot of the ones that I purchase.
Continue reading “A Sublime URL”
I can’t remember where I saw this, but, I had saved this locally because I liked it so much:
Continue reading “A Medical Aid”
I’m currently writing in the new Gutenberg Block Editor, which is in beta at this point in time and available for testing via the WordPress plugin.
… ooph… yeah… It’s definitely still in “beta”…
Continue reading “Testing Gutenberg WordPress Block Editor”
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Wow, has it really been that long since I sent you one of these? Yes, yes it has… on May the 4th actually.
And that was a pretty important day, by the way… I had publicly revealed MNML App and wanted to share it with the world. I’m glad it’s out and I’m glad folks are finding it useful, naturally.
But that’s not what this newsletter is about, of course. I had some inspiration recently that I wanted to share with you and I thought was important enough to open up the newsletter editor and jot a few thoughts done.
Continue reading “Your Best Investment Ever”