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Consistency is boring.

189 commentsApril 18, 2016

In my 20’s, I did not live in one place more than 1 year. I lived on couches for a year and did not rent my first apartment until I was 30.

Yes, I did live in my Aunt’s basement for a year and my Mom’s house for a year post-college. Thanks Mom and Rhonda!

You could say I liked changing things up and experiencing new things all the time.

As I recently turned 34 (that’s ancient in internet age), it dawned on […]


You kept asking, here are my answers

6 commentsMarch 1, 2016

About 100 people subscribe to Okdork every day and they each get a welcome email that asks:

“What is one thing I could write about that’d make your day better?”

Since there are certain topics that come up over and over, I figured I’d go through YOUR most popular questions and answer them for you.

By the way: I HIGHLY recommend you add a question like this to your auto-responder. It’s an amazing way to connect with your subscribers and figure out what […]


Gambit is now Live

16 commentsMarch 11, 2009

After 2 years of working at my startup (kickflip) we’ve released what we’ve been working on to the public, Gambit.

There are many stories of how my 2 partners and I got to this point, which I’ll share later. For now, Gambit is a payments engine for social games and communities.

For a more in-depth review of Gambit, check out the Inside Facebook write up.

I am going back to sleep but check it out and let me know what you think.


Starting from Nothing: Book Review of Scratch Beginnings

11 commentsOctober 20, 2008

I asked this question to Adam Shepard who wrote Scratch Beginnings which is a great story of him starting from nothing (literally) in a town and what happens 6 months later…

Why should anyone read this book and what will they get out of it? 

There are a couple of reasons to read this book…

First off, it’s entertaining as hell. I met a cast of guys that are way more fascinating than myself (and got my butt kicked by one of them), […]