1. On Selling Crowd Favorite

    On Friday Karim and I signed the final papers to bring my Crowd Favorite team together with his VeloMedia team. Whew! I’ve told the story of how I came to build Crowd Favorite countless times. I tell it on podcasts and in on-stage interviews, to candidates during the recruitment and interview process, to folks who…

  2. New Server

    We’ve moved this site and Crowd Favorite to a new box. If you’re seeing this, you’re on the new box. And if you see any issues, please let me know. Thanks!

  3. Russian Police Choir Performs Get Lucky at Olympics →

    1. Someone had the idea for this and thought it was a good enough idea to propose to others.
    2. Others agreed that it was a good idea.
    3. As the choir practiced, they still thought this was a good idea.
    4. During rehearsals, other people saw this performance and thought it was a good idea.
    5. This was performed before a world wide audience.

    I find each of these steps individually remarkable, and stupefying in aggregate.

  4. Waterlogue


    I’ve been seeing a lot of folks using Waterlogue recently. This is my first test image. Definitely fun to play around with, though it feels a bit like a fad/novelty. In other news, I’m successfully posting from my phone again.