Back in the 1990s, I used to listen to a band called London After Midnight. The one album they’d released, called “Selected Scenes from the End of the World,” featured church bells, rain, minor key chords, and a general sense of melodrama. Yes, this band is definitely retro-Goth. An honorary niece of mine is into … Continue reading Selected Scenes from the End of the World
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Back long ago, back in the Before Times, I used to host new-grad associate product managers at work. They were fresh out of college, determined and eager to make a good impression - usually convinced that this meant doing All The Things, and usually doing All The Things themselves, without needing to ask for help … Continue reading something happens next
What’s in a name?
When I first started blogging, I had just started working at Google. I blogged not for visibility, but to create a collection of personal bookmarks online. As I remember it, one of my earlier blog posts was simply a list of local brewpubs people had been talking about at work. I named my blog Intrepid … Continue reading What’s in a name?