thoughts of food

Menu hacking.

Secret menus and extreme customization are growing in popularity at restaurants these days. Quartz assembled a bunch of neat content on the subject. | learn more

better doing

Daniel Kahneman: most people don’t really want to be happy.

The Nobel Prize-winning psychologist distinguishes happiness from satisfaction, explains how they are sometimes at odds with one another, and why people tend to prefer the latter. “Happiness is a momentary experience that arises spontaneously and is fleeting. Meanwhile, satisfaction is […]

better doing

Seeing is believing: the power of visualization.

This isn’t new data but might be surprising to many readers. Imagining doing a task can often be great practice for actually doing it. “In some cases, research has revealed that mental practices are almost effective as true physical practice, […]

on the blockchain

A data-driven look at dApp adoption in 2018.

“While most mainstream headlines have focused on the price crash, most people in the space are well aware that loads of interesting products are currently being built out. … In this post, we’ll explore data … for a handful of […]

tech, startups, internet

YCombinator requests for startups.

Often said to be the world’s leading accelerator program (alums include Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, Instacart, Coinbase), YC is a pillar of the startup community. They have a “Requests for Startups” page that highlights 25 areas of innovation that they would […]