I have a new job, and it’s keeping me pretty busy. Don’t get too excited—you’re the goober that signed up for this newsletter, and I will not let you off the hook that easily. The newsletter just might come in a little less frequently for a while. Consider it a reprieve.
Helium is one of the most exciting companies I’ve come across in recent memory. They are building a peer-to-peer network of wireless hotspots around th…
Disclaimer: I work at Umbra, a satellite imagery company. I’m hopelessly biased on this topic. As Upton Sinclair famously quipped, “It is difficult to …
A lot of folks don’t realize that Elon Musk got his first big break as an entrepreneur building mapping software. He and his brother Kimbal started Zip…
TL;DR I’m starting a new job at a satellite startup this month. Think of this like a poor man’s “Why I left Google to Join Grab.” After a little over f…
The views expressed in this newsletter are solely my own, and do not represent the views of my employer. Well, they aren’t solely my own, because I’ve …
Welcome to the inaugural edition of “A Closer Look,” and thank you so much for signing up! We may both come to regret the decision, but until then, let…
Eulogy for a simpler time
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