Microscopic signals hovering in spacetime captured by finely tuned antennae inside your ear holes. Notre-Dame is burning they say, and now we have a composite image of a black hole, which looks like it was captured with a banana. Truth is it’s easy to get spoiled, as anyone whose left an avocado a minute too […]

Constant Improvement

There is a word in the Japanese language, ’kaizen’ that roughly translates as ‘constant improvement’. It’s a concept that many companies (including Trader Joe’s) have adopted into their work ethos with good reason. Kaizen is an idea, a meme, a seed with tremendous long-term value potential. Think of an oak tree. The entirety of a […]


If I’m being honest, it’s a challenge to be honest. With myself, firstly. Honesty in thought, in action, in practice. Honesty in private. How to be honest? How to know one is doing the honest thing at any given moment? Honest in relation to whom? I pick up behaviors from others and emulate them in […]

The Art of Learning (something new)

It’s like I’m a child again, every fragment of my vision glossed over with curios awe.  Learning something new — if you’re sincerely invested in that thing — produces a high unlike any drug you can (il)legally ingest.  The head rush that comes from the conscious focus of following a thread from discovery to repetition […]