You should learn to code today

What can you get done in a day, or a weekend? Today, I learned how to call my phone automatically today with a REST API and to play background music when the caller picked up. Yeah, you say, that’s easy if you know how to use Twilio (which is what I used) but the interesting…

Say Thank You – It’s the Best Advice I’ve Received

Thank you for reading this post – really! When I started at Gist I had been on the job for only a few weeks when I answered a question from Brad Feld, one of our key investors. It must have been late at night and I was a little curt in my reply, and Brad…

How many people can I connect with, really? (Dunbar + friends?)

If you’ve read any network theory, you’re probably familiar with Dunbar’s Number, or the idea that groups tend to fall off quickly in effectiveness and cohesiveness once they exceed approximately 150. The finding came from some anthropological research originally, and leading companies such as W.L. Gore have used Dunbar’s number as the ceiling for work…