Trying to appease the byproduct of their product. Also, margins.

^ Who even carries scooter helmets?

Summer 2018 was a turning point in US culture. …

Asking the right questions at the end of a job interview

Two people interviewing a job candidate.

In nearly every interview setting, there’s a set time at the end that you, as the candidate, can completely own and guide. Many of us don’t take advantage of it. It starts with:

“So, do you have any questions for me?”

You control the questions, the follow-ups, and the direction…

Where two congresswoman streamed video games with YouTube stars

A screenshot of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s Twitch stream, where she is playing the online multiplayer game Among Us.

TL;DR — Among Us succeeded out of nowhere because it had multiple low barriers to entry, and was a social experience over just a gameplay experience. …

…and how will they survive?

An UberEats delivery-person on a bike.

TL;DR — There’s mass consolidation happening in an oversaturated market. The pandemic means that meal delivery companies like DoorDash can raise more money and enjoy more engagement. …

And how to lead by example

Cartoon from Airbnb showing hospitals on a map.

I will be donating $0.10 for every view of this story to the Central Texas Food Bank, a nonprofit providing meals and groceries to those in need.

It feels like the entire entertainment economy disappeared overnight.

In 2019 the festival South by Southwest (SXSW) brought over a quarter of a…

Self-driving cars have to be part of both companies’ endgames

Uber is currently an unprofitable business. Lyft is too. Both have aspirations to become profitable businesses in the next one–two years, but right now, they aren’t even close. How can they achieve profitability, and what impact would that have on your fare to get from the airport to your Airbnb?

A screenshot of the new Google search results page. It shows that an ad and a genuine organic result now look very similar.

You may have noticed a change in Google Search this week. Or, more likely, you didn’t notice it at all. Google made a subtle but meaningful change to their Google Search UI that makes ads a lot less noticeable. …

I’m having a fit over this.

TL;DR It’s ALL ABOUT FIT. Focus on finding clothes that fit your body well, and learn what that means before trying to buy a bunch of new interesting pieces of clothing. …

Measurably. With data.

TL;DR Here are the apps.

  1. Bear
  2. Google Tasks
  3. Google Calendar
  4. Medium / Safari bookmarks
  5. Inbox Zero
  6. Audible
  7. Apple Screen Time

Here’s the thing.

It’s insanely easy to write an article about productivity tools and apps, IMO. I am not adding reader value to Medium by writing an article about how…

In five short lessons.

An image of the company Google’s logo.

February 2019. I had just completed a completely solo backpacking trip around Europe, or, as I refer to it for Americans hoping to vacation there, “Off -by-one American culture.” …

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Work at Microsoft, writing about the intersection of technology & fashion.

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