My Favorite Mistakes of 2012

My Favorite Mistakes of 2012

This is the third part in the ongoing Mistakes Were Made series. Read the first and the second parts. I’ve been lucky. In the past year, I can point to a lot more successes in my life than failures. OneBusAway…

Innovate Less

Innovate Less

This is the second installment in my Mistakes Were Made series. Read the first part here. Back in 2002, I was working for a company called Wildseed. We were making a truly innovative product: some people smarter than me would later describe it…

Mistakes Were Made

Mistakes Were Made

In my second internship at Microsoft, the code that I wrote got the attention of Bill Gates’ office. In 1997 I was working at the Internet Gaming Zone, Microsoft’s foray into the emerging market of casual online gaming. I was…