Posts categorized: stuff_i_use

What I Get from Checking References

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Category: stuff_i_use, work

Over the years as I’ve checked prospective employees’ professional references, the responses I’ve gotten have included delight and surprise. Why? The approach I take and the way I pose questions to those providing references seems to be a bit different from the norm. My queries get to a valuable place and provide really good perspective… Read more »

Personal Food Identity

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Category: stuff_i_use, work

Ever since starting at 6SensorLabs, I’ve been thinking a lot about food, specifically about how often people simply can’t eat certain foods. This thinking has also brought to the forefront how much food & identity are intertwined. So, I wanted to expand a bit on the short food identity I wrote about in my bio…. Read more »

I love to read…and it shows

Category: sideprojects, stuff_i_use

I have worked with Civic Science for many years and from time to time actually get my hands on some of their data. As an avid reader, earlier this year I asked them to send me over some stats on heavy readers. You can read what I wrote about people like me who love to… Read more »

SXSW 2014 Music Wrap Up

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Category: stuff_i_use, travel

I realized I haven’t even done a wrap up for 2013, but that’s because an error in judgment led me to thinking that leaving early (Thursday) was a good idea. Wrong! So in 2014, back to music at SXSW, but minus Saturday night. Sorry, but by Saturday all the bands are ragged out from playing… Read more »