N-Zero-Alpha discovers Feelings

4 minute read This is a story my girls and I did. It’s meant to teach kids to perceive others’ feelings and deal with them. N-Zero-Alpha is a robot with a big job. He’s flying a spaceship full of animals to a distant star, and his friend robot, Buster, isn’t working anymore. Monkey says the animals are worried […]

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Take Shame in your Work, Not Pride

5 minute read I used to take pride in my work, especially building software, but I’m learning that’s actually a problem. Building something great can actually get in the way of doing something great. Before I explain, here’s a couple examples. You Heard of the $400 Squeezing Machine, Right? If not, this is the summary: a Silicon Valley […]

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