reflection improves communication

tl;dr If you’re not reflecting on your product practices, then you’re going to have a hard time improving them. Today I reflect some more on communication. When you’re the communicator, you have the power to establish a clear frame of reference for your audience in order to minimize the possibility of misunderstanding, accurately convey research […]


Research has the potential to move in many different directions. There are constraints, sure. But regardless of where one starts, multiple paths reveal themselves at each step. Choosing a path is crucial for making progress. Moreover, revisiting and refining the intentions motivating one’s travels down a particular path is important. There is always value in […]

curiosity and diverse interests

One of the challenges that I find myself coming up against every now and again has to do with which interests┬áto pursue and which to abandon. Looking up at the whiteboard near my desk I see the following list of papers that are in ┬ávarious stages of completion: quals scientific theories most read/most cited theory […]