Random Thoughts

Random Things I’m Thinking About in June 2022

  1. Tree types that are nice to have in a yard
  2. Giant killing and why I feel so connected to the character of David in that story
  3. Whether there are laws of physics that make it so enterprise software has to be horrible. Or, if it possible to make beautiful enterprise software and what that would require
  4. High performance cars
  5. Why there isn’t an EV minivan yet
  6. Risk
  7. Koi ponds
  8. What the chances are that I will be the CEO of Alphabet some day. What that would require of my and why I might or might not want to do it. How to prepare for it.
  9. Decentralized trust. What it is and how we would model it in a programmatically accessible way
  10. Walking across the state of Washington on the PCT
  11. The creation process behind the Ninja Turtles and why those characters were such a phenomenon
  12. How to structure decision making to better evaluate where the evaluation logic was correct, even if the result was unlucky