More personal blogging and pressing of this

More personal blogging and pressing of this

I tweet a lot. Too much, really. I read a great number of stories every day. They are largely work related (aka WordPress stuff), but I also read items of interest in the news, regarding politics, and other stuff. I typically tweet what I enjoy. I want to keep more of these items on the […]

Don’t give up the last mile to Facebook

Don’t give up the last mile to Facebook

Technology has shaken old media to its core. I get that. But they can and must figure out how to deliver content to their readers without ceding the last mile to people who know better about their own business, but who do not know better about what’s best for the news business. The most difficult […]

Nearly a trillion dollars of student debt, and almost no data

Nearly a trillion dollars of student debt, and almost no data

The frightening reality, however, is that we are remarkably ignorant about student debt. How many borrowers are delinquent on their federal loans? How does delinquency differ by amount of debt, income and education? Which colleges leave students underwater, with low earnings and large debts they can’t pay? That’s just a start. We also don’t know […]

On Productivity

I often see posts that are full of “productivity hacks” or similar tips from successful business people and entrepreneurs. My friend Syed Balkhi just shared his. I should admit something: I have almost no such hacks and I do not focus heavily on my processes and how to streamline them. Now, I do think I’m […]

Inside Jeb Bush’s ‘shock and awe’ campaign launch

Inside Jeb Bush’s ‘shock and awe’ campaign launch

It seems Jeb Bush has been running for president for a while now. Interesting inside take from Politico. It’s just crazy to me that the 2016 election could easily end up being Bush vs. Clinton. Source: Inside Jeb Bush’s ‘shock and awe’ launch – Ben White and Marc Caputo – POLITICO