Currently reading Blue Ocean Strategy. I have a relatively short collection of business strategy books I’d like to get through this year. So far this book is infinitely better than Competing Against Luck (fucking terrible). I’ve been mixing in some fiction to stay sane.… continue reading
Burned through Hillbilly Elegy in a few days. I thought he did a great job of making the time period relatively abstract and focused more on the demographic, cultural and social implications of growing up in Kentucky/Ohio. There were few period references – the war in Iraq (I’m assuming the second one, not the first). … continue reading
If I would have known that this was a short ebook I would have read it years ago. It’s less than a 2 hour read. My biggest takeaway was getting a concise list of terminology for diagram types. I know that sounds dumb but over the years I’ve created my own design artifacts that pull from many different types of diagrams and have various levels of fidelity.… continue reading
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The first step in respecting language is keeping it as concrete, meaningful, and truthful as possible—part of the job of keeping information streams clear. The second step is to enlarge language to make it consistent with our enlarged understanding of systems.
[A palindrome in 3 parts]
I rode out to the intersection of 212 and 26 today, mostly to get some miles in, but also to start prepping for my 2nd attempt at a human powered climb of Hood from Portland.… continue reading