The limits of the ‘rational’ founder

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a strong preference for explicit, formal logic over vague intuition or tradition. The mantra is fairly simple. If you can't explain something clearly and logically, you don't truly understand it. It you don't understand it, you can't make accurate predictions about the real world using it. And … Continue reading The limits of the ‘rational’ founder

Industry News [Week of Feb 1 2021]

This is the regular post where I share updates about things happening in gaming, machine learning, audio, or frankly anything that catches my eye and seems relevant to share or discuss here. Let’s hop right in! Google Stadia announced a major shift, transitioning from a potential game studio to solely focusing on distributing other games … Continue reading Industry News [Week of Feb 1 2021]

How to write company policies

Imagine a world where companies had no employees, but instead utilized only ideal programmable robots. If you wanted these robots to, say, interact with each other in an optimal way, you would write formal policies - also known as code. That code would have to outline every single possible situation the robots might find themselves … Continue reading How to write company policies

Uncommon Advice for Aspiring Founders

There’s loads of advice out there for aspiring founders, with much of it repeated ad nauseum. Don’t get distracted. Ship early and often. Read the Hard Thing About Hard Things. You know, the standard stuff. The problem is that reading this advice rarely causes it to truly sink in. There’s a big difference between knowing … Continue reading Uncommon Advice for Aspiring Founders

Industry News [Week of December 14]

This is the regular weekly post where I share updates about things happening in gaming, machine learning, audio, or frankly anything that catches my eye and seems relevant to share or discuss here. Let’s hop right in! Some exciting moves over the last week regarding improving online toxicity in games. The big three console developers … Continue reading Industry News [Week of December 14]