In memory of our friend Alex

Earlier this year, the Onward State family lost our friend Alex Federman in a tragic accident. The following are my prepared remarks on behalf of Onward State for a memorial service to be held at the AFI Silver Theatre, where a seat will be dedicated in Alex's honor. Read more

What’s a startup?

I was grabbing a drink with Dave recently when we ended up in a conversation about "what's a startup?" Read more

We’ve got a pipeline problem in media tech + product

Let me tell you a secret: Some of the best jobs in news right now aren't in the newsroom. Read more

Local bike maps on Mac desktops

I've been asked on several recent occasions – "Do you work in GIS?" Read more

How we work today

At SRCCON, I got to facilitate a conversation about distributed work practices with the amazing Steph Yiu, who leads a team within Automattic's WordPress VIP organization. How you work, and what you want in your communication, depends on your role and personality. We structured this workshop to explore these questions. Our takeaway? Everyone's different – just be intentional and thoughtful in your communication choices, and you'll be fine. Read more