I was in Golden Gate Park the other weekend when I overheard a debate between a dad and his young son, Caleb. The gist was whether Caleb should clean his room later that afternoon. After some back and forth where it was clear neither side was convincing the other, dad changed the subject....(more)
Funny that out of all the dating apps I’ve tried—OkCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, Grouper, HowAboutWe, Nerve, Hinge, Tinder—the latter’s the only one that’s resulted in dates. It’s also been the most successful in terms of number of matches and message to match ratio.
One of the unique opportunities that comes with working in a young industry is the chance to define what people should care about when they evaluate competitive offerings. Google did this in the early days of search when they trained users to value speed, breadth, and relevance, criteria they rei...(more)