Mark Bingham (1970-2001)

Originally posted at One of our brothers, Mark Bingham, was tragically taken from us on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, during the terrorist attack on our »

Zen and the Art of Quitting Football

An Inquiry Into Happiness "We have a choice — in everything we do — between creation and destruction, yin and yang." John Moffitt was shouting wisdom over the jazz ensamble playing at »

Seeing Through The Fog

I've been told many times that the process of coming out is cathartic. Yet since coming to terms with my sexuality, I found it arduous and unnecessary. At least that's »

Wisdom from Dylan Meier

Cleaning out my car this morning, I found a quote from Dylan that rang especially true with me. Dylan would have been 30 years young last Friday. He was wise »

Freicoin and Square

A Match Made in... Austria? Freicoin is based on the concept of demurrage was first introduced by Silvio Gesell and implemented successfully in Wörgl, Austria. I think it could be »

A Better Spring Game

Have you played college football? If not, let me tell you a little secret: football practice in the Spring is the worst. Seriously. Fall camp is really brutal, but there's »

Innovative Sports Media Strategy

Yesterday I wrote about how football dying could kill college athletics. Today I'm going to share part of an email describing a media strategy I suggested to a D2 school »

Dear Mark Cuban,

Football will die, you're right. For all the reasons you stated, probably more so from number 1 than you let on. I played the game for 15 years and love »

My Friend Jenny

I recently moved to SF. It's been mostly great. The food and drink are diverse, the people are ever-interesting, and the weather is far better than the Wisconsin winters I'm »

Coinbase and E-Commerce

How Bitcoin Gains Mindshare I've had this blog sitting unfinished for quite some time. Today's annoucement that Balanced and Coinbase are partnering spurred me to wrap it up. Shtick to »