Digging into Deep Work

My college major was Industrial & Systems Engineering. I was trained to analyze systems and adjust them to seek optimal outcomes. I don’t work on industrial applications, but the greatest system I have access to today, where I have direct control, and the capability to have an enormous impact, is my own system of how […]

How the post office created America

I needed an uplifting story, and in The Revolutionary Post, I was educated and delighted. I have never heard exactly how the post office came about. Like everyone else, I knew Ben Franklin was largely responsible for the original post office, but I didn’t realize how revolutionary it truly was, how enabling news dissemination was […]

Rising-cost sectors will eat the entire economy

Marc Andreessen describes how certain high-cost sectors will “eat the entire economy,” and don’t have enough new technology to disrupt them. It’s the best description I’ve seen for why some stuff is getting so much cheaper, while certain industries continue to get more expensive.