Egon Schiele, Louis Vuitton Fondation

Paris, France

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Morning Reflections on Entropy with Coffee.

Morning reflections on entropy, inspired by a recent article I read in Farnam Street; "Truly understanding entropy leads to a radical change in the way we see the world. Ignorance of it is responsible for many of our biggest mistakes and failures. We cannot expect anything to stay the way we leave it. To maintain our health, relationships, careers, skills, knowledge, societies, and possessions requires never-ending effort and vigilance. Disorder is not a mistake; it is our default. Order is always artificial and temporary."

Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products by Nir Eyal, Notes on User Engagement

Habit-making Phases for your website/product: Trigger: What are your external or internal triggers that will have users come back to your product? How can you couple an external trigger as closely as possible to an internal trigger to optimize the push to user to action? Action: The action a user performs with the expectation that …

The Dreamers, a story of denial, withdrawal, and sexuality– how French.

(written, but unpublished from August 23, 2017, age 24)   The Dreamers is not for the sexually faint of heart, but it is truly a story to behold. The lines that stayed with me: "One of us, one of us!"   The scenes that stayed with me: When Isabelle's hair catches on fire, and Matthew …