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Last week I had a fun little photoshoot with an incredibly artistic and talented photographer, Helen Han! We were testing and thinking of a new theme to use for the final photoshoot for my product, Axent Wear “Axent,” shown above. Axent Wear is a… Read More
The Book of Jonas Beautiful writing. I really enjoyed the description of Jonas’s experiences in the beginning. A lot of the characters oddly seem to lack a certain depth, and the ending was a little confusing and unsatisfying to me, but overall, it was an… Read More
http://www.ted.com/talks/ruth_chang_how_to_make_hard_choices#t-80826 In a 14 minute long TED talk by philosopher Ruth Chang, she explores why we should embrace difficult choices instead of agonizing over them. I paraphrase her words below: In an easy choice, one alternative is clearly better than the other. In a hard choice,… Read More
View story at Medium.com I read the article linked above that describes a 4 year long struggle in the life of a startup founder by the founder of 99dresses. She’s gotten so much further than me, and yet I empathize more than I can describe. … Read More
A good reminder to never give up, and to never let my taste discourage me.
The last thing I want to happen is to be wondering, at age 30, a good 8 years from now, “Why haven’t I written that novel yet?” “Why haven’t I reached for my dreams and done xyz yet?” “I’ve always wanted to have accomplished this by… Read More
I had an incredible birthday. A kind of cool thing about being born on leap year is that the next day I had an extension of the best birthday ever! So I’ll just talk about the latter. I was invited on Saturday to the YC… Read More
I had the privilege, recently, of attending literally the best restaurant in San Francisco. My partner in crime took me to Gary Danko for our anniversary, and I was floored by the food. The staff were kind enough to give me a small gift to… Read More
This interesting talk by Silicon Valley VC Chanath Palihapitiya really sparked my interest and highlighted several phenomena of importance: 1. As a society the source of our social capital is shifting from graduating from a prestigious school then going on to own a car/home to the validation… Read More