✌️I'm Spencer

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 πŸŒ‰
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, RiceπŸ¦‰
Sometimes reading, sometimes writing, other times taking photos, and often eating.
Always looking to learn about different perspectives and jamming with curious people. Say hi via Twitter or email!
Recent writing

πŸ†• 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.

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commitment and obligation

I was taught that hard work would bring you riches. That effort was the key to success in whatever you did...
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how I found my snow

That was always the point I knew we were in winter, the season of snow and tranquility and of moonless nights and quiet...
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When the real and imaginary planes meet.
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George Floyd

Sharing the photos from the protest I attended last week.
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Broken Lines

When the progress of things is broken by catastrophe
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a twinkle

Recounting a visceral experience. On light, humans, and meaning.
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The War of Intentions and Beliefs

What happens when good intentions are lost, everyone wants to be a hero, and the fight against evil spills over into innocents.

Decoding your Mind

Sharing my method to data-empowered journaling and self-reflection
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Discovering a New Year

Learning from nature, past leaders, and the consequences of humanΒ toils
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The Rider

A match in the dark.
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Sublime Arts

A discovery in the night.