Several years ago I had the opportunity to spend a weekend with some really accomplished finance folks; the kinds of people who’ve spent thirty years t…
Jason Preston
A friend forwarded me an article in TechCrunch announcing that Grip, a startup focused on AI-powered networking for virtual events, just raised $13 mil…
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It’s been a long time since I’ve logged in to Facebook. In fact, I haven’t ever done it on the computer I’m using today, which I purchased sometime las…
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The COVID-19 pandemic has felt like the time of my life when morality has been most obviously part of my day to day choices. I took some philosophy cou…
Jason Preston
With the popularity of The Queen’s Gambit, chess has had a revival. I’ve even been watching the Garry Kasparov MasterClass on chess, despite the fact t…
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I recently discovered Alex Danco’s newsletter and read his essay on why the Canadian tech scene doesn’t work. It’s a long essay, but a thoughtful one. …
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I am on the board of the Hydrocephalus Association, which is a national medical nonprofit organization. Every year board members fill out a form where …
Jason Preston
Philosophers have debated free speech for thousands of years, and that freedom of expression is one of the foundational principles of modern liberal de…
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People often underestimate the power of audio to create relationships. I spent about six years deeply entangled in the world of competitive Counter-Str…
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A lot of people saw this video of a Boston Dynamics robot dancing to music at the end of the year. It’s a cute video, like the other dancing videos tha…
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Sometimes I think that companies chase innovation for the sake of innovation, or because everyone else is doing it, and that thoughtlessness shows up i…
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I think of myself as an early adopter, so I don’t like to be late to the party. In fact, once it becomes clear that I am late to something interesting,…
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