How to Get Straight A’s Without Trying (Too Hard)

This book, How to Be a Straight A Student by Cal Newport, changed my life. In high school, I succeeded in my classes not by employing the most efficient study strategies but rather those which were brute force. Because of the upfront time costs, I didn’t really think about applying myself to learning more about …

The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast

Rating 8/10 (Buy it on Amazon) Short Summary The weather forecast that we pull up on our phones is far from simple. It takes a myriad of satellites, observations, and computing power to handle. How we got here, is an interesting story of people trying to predict where battleships would strike, how the weather would …

Dan Munro: Building a Better Healthcare System

LISTEN HERE: APPLE | SPOTIFY | GOOGLE Podcast Episode Summary Welcome to Podcast #71. Today’s guest is Dan Munro, who is, in his own words, “not a clinician or an economist,” but he is interested in how healthcare is broken in the United States and how technology innovation and policy can solve that. He first …