I was taught that hard work would bring you riches. That effort was the key to success in whatever you did...
Dreaming, wandering, and laughing
- Seeking truth in paradoxes, beauty in the everyday, and connection in the unknown.
- How do we create a society that empowers creation and facilitates understanding?
- How might we embed intimacy, playfulness, and creative expression in our browsing experience?
Engineer by study, creator at heart in San Francisco 🌉
Currently working to empower people to collaborate and create @ Coda (never heard of it? check out my live monitor for a taste). Previously @ Airbnb, Square, Rice🦉
🆕 As of April 11, I'm undertaking an experiment of publishing raw, lightly edited pieces every day towards achieving 100 public pieces. Check out the rationale and the full list here.
- fictional / creative - favorites
The details behind Coda's custom templates system.
That was always the point I knew we were in winter, the season of snow and tranquility and of moonless nights and quiet...
✌️2020 | 👋2021.
When the real and imaginary planes meet.
A critical re-evaluation of the tenets of Silicon Valley and an exploration of society and identity.
What happens when a majority of things that were "right" are now wrong?
Sharing the photos from the protest I attended last week.
When the progress of things is broken by catastrophe
Recounting a visceral experience. On light, humans, and meaning.
An experiment in crowd-sourcing birthday recommendations and the fruits of it.
What happens when good intentions are lost, everyone wants to be a hero, and the fight against evil spills over into innocents.
Sharing my method to data-empowered journaling and self-reflection
Learning from nature, past leaders, and the consequences of human toils
Providing transparency into how your team is using Coda and the power to act on it.
A match in the dark.
A discovery in the night.
How an American-born Chinese navigated teaching and living in Taiwan
Stumbling through first principles of education and learning
A reflection on my university journey
Introducing our Knowledge Graph for encoding relationships and surfacing relevant information