is a product manager/dev/designer at Goldman Sachs. Previously: Harvard CS, Thiel Fellowship, Bowery, Jawbone, KPCB Design Fellow, Rough Draft Ventures.

Writing

08.28.14
design

Bye, Google Maps.

A look at the user experience of mobile map apps and Citymapper's understanding of user behavior.

08.14.14
psychology

The 20 Best Lessons from Social Psychology.

e.g. why are there 20 lessons and not 19?

01.21.15
finance

12 Stocks to Buy if You Believe in Driverless Cars

A look at the public stocks that would most benefit from driverless car technology.

04.29.14
psychology

Engineering Serendipity

The art and science of creating chance, based on a speech I gave at Harvard's Memorial Church.

12.03.13
design

The Art and Science of a Mac Menubar App

Analyzing how top Mac menubar apps are designed.

02.11.14
tech

13 Years of Harvard Computer Society

Digging into the archives to see what geeks really did back in the day.

10.18.13
politics

Slick Willy.

Rhetoric and Speech in the Clinton Administration.

03.12.14
design

Design in Enterprise

The evolution of UI/UX in enterprise companies, illustrated with GIFs.

Statistics


fitness

11342

steps taken so far today


sleep

6.8

hours of sleep last night, 52% of which was in deep or REM sleep


heartbeat

86

beats per minute, as of 1 hour ago. Resting heartrate is 55, and peak exercise heartrate was 102, as measured over 82 measurements today


weight

0

pounds, as of 419881.58 hours ago


productivity

9

minutes spent on my personal laptop today, of which 0% was "productive" time spent coding, reading, and writing


now playing

now reading

My President Was Black

by Ta-Nehisi Coates


last tweet

RT @johnmaeda: Tony Ruth’s https://t.co/l4ncbLNO0J remains one of the masterpieces on the Internet. https://t.co/2H2vGNKwHU

Recent projects


daily140

Enter a list of Twitter users, and get a daily email of the tweets they favorited and the new users they followed the previous day


studies show

A running list of interesting research studies and their conclusions, inspired by a blogpost I wrote a few years ago

Photos