April 14, 2021

how do we reward employees? Almost every organization benefits when it can hold on to the employees it has. As employees stay with a company,…

I heard a story years ago about a strange partnership struck between Toyota and GM. In 1984 they came together to create a factory called…

Hello there. If this is your first time here, welcome to be the future. If you've been here before, I've made a few changes recently.…

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generative refusal and the politics of extraction

A concept as diabolical as capitalism could only have started in america. Institutional wealth funds activities that are successful when they make the most money.…

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the places we live

the disappearing pool One of my earliest memories is using the pool in my neighborhood park when I was three or four years old. I…

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generative refusal and the politics of extraction

A concept as diabolical as capitalism could only have started in america. Institutional wealth funds activities that are successful when they make the most money. For centuries, many american businesses operated without one or all of the three biggest fixed costs: land, resources, and labor. Colonists new to the land…

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start the future: understanding L3C

I’m continuing the series where I try creating a new organization that serves a public good. I can be intentional about my goals and work with people who align with these intentions. I’ll start by researching different organization types in the united states. This is an essay about starting a…

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loop-de-loop

One of my favorite weird fiction tropes is the time loop. Groundhog Day might be the most famous. Looper is a favorite of mine, and Edge of Tomorrow, Palm Springs, and Russian Doll are other great examples. Pretty much every series of Star Trek has at least one episode with…

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where people want to be

how do we reward employees? Almost every organization benefits when it can hold on to the employees it has. As employees stay with a company, they develop institutional knowledge. They can shape company culture and help define its ideals. People grow with education or experience, either by pursuit or passive…

personal

the places we live

the disappearing pool One of my earliest memories is using the pool in my neighborhood park when I was three or four years old. I don’t remember much about the experience itself. When my mom tells the story she says I was so cold my lips were blue. What I…

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