Start with Heart

Take a deep breath. Imagine how you want things to unfold in the best version of the future. Or ask the other person what outcome they’d like to see.

It’s not about being right.

It’s about making the right things happen.

Fantastic post by Julie Zhuo reminding us to foster alignment towards a positive conclusion.

Focus your energy into that correct outcome, even if it means pointing them elsewhere.

Full post: The First Step in Hard Conversations — The Year of the Looking Glass

Monte Cristo and Truffle Fries

I coworked with James Huff today, and I had a great time. For lunch, we went to 42nd St Gastropub in Santa Clarita. I ate the Monte Cristo with Truffle Fries. Delicious.

Cereal-crusted & deep fried challah bread + ham + turkey + Gruyere + in-house berry preserves

I forgot the name of the beer. (James, can you remind me by leaving a comment? Please and thank you!)

Feds can charge you with obstruction of justice for clearing your browser history

From Lizzie Plaigic at The Verge:

Because intent is difficult to prove, the current interpretation of Section 802 could make it possible for the feds to charge citizens for deleting data at any point in time, were it to end up becoming potential evidence at a later date.

​Does this sound like we do not have control over our data? Anything could become potential evidence.

If you’re looking for me, I’ll be in fetal position.

Watching Rx Bandits live in Philadelphia

Steve Choi tweeted earlier today:

That led to: 

Despite intermittent streaming issues, I’m still really stoked to watch them again!