What Mom taught me about procrastination

In continuing my tribute to the life lessons Mom has taught me, I thought I’d throw in a post that’s a little more lighthearted than what Mom taught me about transparency. So, procrastination. Give me a second. [Three days later.] So, procrastination. About that. Mom always told me that a procrastinator is just someone who works…

What Mom taught me about transparency

I was reading Molly Talbert’s recent article on Bay Are Rapid Transit’s response to angry riders’ tweets about service delays and outages. Apart from being a great article, it reminded me of one of those formative moments in my life that I don’t often dwell on. Despite that, when I do think about it, it’s…

What’s your gin binge? Mine? Twitter.

It isn’t hard to figure out why people were drinking gin. It is palatable and intoxicating, and a winning combination, especially when a chaotic world can make sobriety seem overrated. Clay Shirky, Cognitive Surplus Maybe you guessed that I was recently read Clay Shirky’s Cognitive Surplus [watch Shirky’s TED Talk]. I read the first two…