Jack Ma

I have spent a bit of time over the past few days reading more about Jack Ma, the prolific CEO of Alibaba, one of the world’s largest and…

Micro

I try to always focus on the micro-version of the situation. I think society tends to glamorize the big-picture, the macro-lens, when in…

Pulling Teeth

Something that I have learned time and time again over the years is that changing people is really really hard. What I mean by that is that…

The Octopus Card

One of the coolest technological pieces of Hong Kong’s infrastructure is their wide acceptance of something called an “Octopus Card.” The…

Night Markets in Taiwan

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, I spent the past weekend venturing around the city of Taipei and I had only good things to say…

Initial Thoughts Taiwan

I spent the past weekend in the city of Taipei and I have to say it was a really enjoyable experience. I went with a few friends here from…

Charging for products

There is this weird disdain in the technology community against makers that charge for their products. It was hard for me to empathize with…