I liked these patterns so much, I made myself some pillows with them.

You can get yours here: robotmolecule.threadless.com/h

Someone should tell the Kindle engagement team that different months have different number of days. Comparing day counts month over month isn't a great metric.

Playing with nested squares and color. Simple, but effective.

I'm calling this "fingers", because it was inspired by something that looked to me like reaching fingers. Funny how varying a couple of parameters makes it look nothing like a finger.

Sauce: github.com/anaulin/generative-

Automatic generation of something Mondrian-like. Circles still winning, tho.

Vaguely less boring if I paint the squares with a linear gradient. But still feeling meh about these squares.

Circles are winning, so far.

A square variant. Not as interesting with plain squares.

Trying out more color variation, and thicker circles.

According to First Round's "State of Startups 2018" survey[1], the top thing that keeps founders up at night is hiring good people.

And yet, the first book in the list of books these founders would recommend to other founders [2] is "Atlas Shrugged". Looking at the entire list, books about people leadership or decent management are a small minority. πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

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[1]: First Round State of Startups 2018: stateofstartups.firstround.com
[2]: State of Startups 2018 Book Recommendations: notion.so/First-Round-State-of

Mouse and Dash demonstrate the correct application of Black Friday.

TIL that "Bullshit Receptivity" is an actual thing that scientists can measure.

I want to know the scores for all my prospective employers' leadership teams.

freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngul

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