Is Tech Just For Coders?

Spoiler Alert: It’s not. I have a guest post up over at the Startup Institute about what it’s like to be a “creative” in a technology company. It was a fun one to work on, and I discovered some surprisingly strong feelings I have about the nature of creativity as well as what “technology” really means. Check […]

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Re-Creation

Sunday. A photo posted by Lena Prickett (@notsurprising) on Apr 10, 2016 at 6:31am PDT This weekend I started work on a copy of one of my favorite shirts. This type of patternmaking is called “rubbing off,” and though the term is giggle-prone, it’s my favorite clothes-making method. Unfortunately, it’s looking like I won’t finish […]

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Band-Aid Happiness

I find myself frequently resorting to “band-aid happiness.” What’s band-aid happiness? Here’s what it looks like for me: A glass of wine after a long day. Just one more episode of The New Girl. Video games. Seeking the thrill of getting to know a new friend rather than cultivating the deep closeness of a long […]

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Twitter Ads Case Study: Guru

What I clicked on: Why I clicked on it: I’ve been both the tapper and the tapped, and it is absolutely hugely distracting What would a solution like this mean? Is this a competitor with Slack? I love Slack. What I found: landing page: learn.getguru.com (note: this page has changed, so these bullet points apply […]

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