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My first deep learning model: Doo Doo Detective

September 26, 2022 • 3 minutes 2 photos

I’m taking Fast AI’s Practical Deep Learning for Coders class now and I’ve just created and deployed my very first end-to-end deep…

Developing a coding habit in a 12 year old

September 16, 2022 • 2 minutes

I sat with Aaron to do our first coding together in 6+ months and it was a total fail. He had forgotten…

Stable Diffusion Test

September 08, 2022 • 1 minute 2 photos

What if you wanted to add photos to a blog post? Well, if you’re using the blogging software I’ve always wanted, you…

Zoom meeting backgrounds (DALL·E 2)

August 01, 2022 • 1 minute 65 photos

Looking for a way to add a little bit of personality to your next Zoom meeting? Check out these DALL·E 2 AI-generated…

Let's test some photo frame renders!

July 17, 2022 • 2 minutes 9 photos

For fun, I’m creating the blogging software I’ve always wanted. One aspect is the idea of enabling handwritten posts and beautiful visuals…

More DALL·E 2 Generations

July 05, 2022 • 3 minutes 36 photos

“Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything, Leica M11”

“Incredibly lifelike full-color illustration by John James Audubon, Bald…

DALL·E 2 Generations in the style of Banksy

July 05, 2022 • 3 minutes 6 photos

My friend Ed sent me some Banksy-oriented prompts to test out on DALL·E 2. He wrote,

I went to a Banksy exhibit…

My first experiments with DALL·E

July 02, 2022 • 4 minutes 34 photos

I just got access to DALL·E 2 and it's absolutely delightful. Here are my first few generations!

“Two Egyptian mummies enjoying espresso…

Open AI / GPT-3 Presentation

February 24, 2022 • 22 minutes

What is deep learning?

Deep learning is a subset of machine learning (ML), where artificial neural networks—algorithms modeled to work like the…

“Please help me understand the value of working with a VC”

April 06, 2015 • 3 minutes

Someone recently asked me, “please help me understand the value of working with a VC.” Here’s an elaboration of what I responded:…

What are you passionate about in a company?

February 27, 2013 • 3 minutes

Someone just asked me, “what are you passionate about in a company?”

Here’s my partial answer…

Be on a purposeful mission

I…

Seattle Half Marathon Recap

November 25, 2012 • 1 minute 2 photos

Running through the downtown core in the fog, the streets filled with runners, felt like a zombie apocalypse... Running in the cement…

How to Print Your Own Children’s Books (that won’t be eaten or torn apart)

January 04, 2012 • 3 minutes

We had a baby in August of 2010 and it’s been a whirlwind. Here’s a quick post having nothing to do with…

How to Use Google Docs to Get Continuous User Feedback

July 26, 2011 • 3 minutes

This quick post shows you how to implement a continuous feedback system using Google Docs Forms and a simple script which I’ve…

Didn’t Get Into TechStars? Don’t Sweat It

July 22, 2011 • 3 minutes

I’m a mentor for TechStars and am very excited about the next cohort of companies. The competition was fierce this year (way…

7 Ways to Raise Money Without Giving Up Equity

May 08, 2011 • 5 minutes

My friend Sheryl of Greenopedia was just accepted to Startup Chile, which provides office space, a little seed money and an adventure…

Looking for techie to fix serious bug!

April 13, 2011 • 1 minute

I’ve been nominated for “Best Startup Technologist” in the Seattle 2.0 Awards for the 3rd year in a row…. This proves that…

How to recruit top engineers to your startup

January 20, 2011 • 4 minutes

I’ve had the good fortune of working with great engineers and I’ve hired somewhere around 40 to 50 of them in last…

Favorite tools for late night startup hackers

January 16, 2011 • 3 minutes 6 photos

Working flexible/crazy hours and from various locations is the norm in the startup world, and I’ve been meaning to write a quick…

A Simple New Year’s Resolution: Wake Up!

December 31, 2010 • 4 minutes

Perhaps my New Year’s Resolution should be to blog more since I haven’t posted here since July! This post diverges from the…

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